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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shepway
Town
Hythe
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16137

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Current location

West wall of north transept
St Leonard's Church
Oak Walk
Hythe
Shepway
Kent
CT21 5DN
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 16150 34910
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone tablet with a raised carved wreath and regiment badge. The inscription is inside the wreath. The tablet is on a brown veined marble back plate.
Inscription
SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / WILLIAM HOPE AMOS, / 2ND LIEUT. 7TH BATTALION / THE BUFFS, / KILLED IN ACTION / AT GUEUDECOURT, FRANCE, / OCTOBER 14TH 1916, / AGED 19, / SON OF THE LATE / THOMAS AMOS / CHURCHWARDEN OF THIS PARISH / FROM 1901 TO 1908. / "HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY, HIS SOUL TO GOD."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, battalion, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death, relationship
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 860mm, width 700mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 990mm, width 820mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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