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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sefton
Town
Formby
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
T DANIELS (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15626
Current location

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
Rosemary La
Formby
Sefton
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 290 070
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED BRASS PLAQUE. MOUNTED ON WOODEN BACKBOARD. BLACK AND RED LETTERING. DECORATIVE BORDER.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ VICTOR C. MCKIEVER,/ WHO, BORN IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1888,/ EDUCATED AT SELWYN COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE AND/ PURPOSING TO TAKE HOLY ORDERS, ACCEPTED/ A POST AS MASTER IN HOLMWOOD SCHOOL,/ FRESHFIELD, IN SEPTEMBER 1911./ ON THE OUTBREAK OF THE WAR IN AUGUST 1914/ HE WAS ONE OF THE FIRST TO ANSWER HIS COUNTRY'S/ CALL; AND RECIEVING A COMMISSION AS LIEUTENANT/ IN THE 2ND BATTALION OF THE MANCHESTER REGIMENT/ HE DIED ON MAY 18TH 1915 OF WOUNDS, RECIEVED IN / FLANDERS, IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF YPRES/ PLACED IN THE CHURCH BY THE BOYS/ OF HOLMWOOD SCHOOL, WHERE THEY/ WORSHIPPED TOGETHER./ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mckiever, Victor C
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,occupation
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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