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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Mid Sussex
Town
Twineham
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16776
Current location

Propellor in porch. Plaque on north wall of nave.
St Peter's Church
Church Lane
Twineham
Mid Sussex
West Sussex
RH17 5NR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 25270 19990
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden unvarnished propeller with added inscribed boss. Three arms have been cut shorter than the fourth arm to form a cross. The propeller stands on an inscribed wooden block. A cross shaped wooden back-plate behind the propeller also supports a gable top. With associated separate brass nowy headed plaque in church
Inscription
Plaque - IN MEMORY OF AN ONLY SON/ CAPTAIN ERIC HORACE COMBER-TAYLOR/ FLIGHT COMMANDER ROYAL AIR FORCE/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE JUNE 16TH 1918/ LOVED BY ALL FOR HIS GENTLENESS AND QUIET BRAVERY Battlefield marker (propeller) - R.I.P. / CAPTAIN / E H COMBER-TAYLOR / RAF/ KILLED IN ACTION / 16/6/18 Propeller pedestal - PROPELLER CROSS FROM / THE GRAVE OF HIS SON ERIC HORACE / ESQUELBECO MILITARY CEMETERY FRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Comber-taylor, Eric Horace
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Relationship, rank, forenames, surname, function, manner of death, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c300mm, width c400mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: depth c25mm, height c2,000mm, width c800mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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