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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
South Lakeland
Town
Grange-over-Sands
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16424
Current location

Grange Fell Cemetery
Fell Road
Grange-over-Sands
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA11 6AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 39314 77846
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone-which is a flat polished granite slab
Inscription
... ALSO OF THEIR ONLY CHILD/CAPT RICHARD WHITAKER PORRITT/BA MP 5TH BN XX THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS/WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT SEGLIN/MAY 26TH 1940 AGED 29 YEARS/AND LATER INTERRED IN SEGLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Porritt, Richard Whitaker
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, relationships, additional, rank, regiment, place of death, manner of death, date of death, age, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 730mm, height 2040mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Granite - Polished
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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