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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rother
Town
Battle
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16898

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Current location

On the north wall
St Mary the Virgin Church
Upper Lake
Battle
Rother
East Sussex
TN33 0AN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 75030 15800
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque with olive leaf and ribbon border. Badge of the Highland Light Infantry at top left and the Family Arms at top right. On a black wooden backboard
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY / OF / RALPH ALLEN FULLER WHISTLER / CAPTAIN 2ND. BN. HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY / WHO DIED 28TH APRIL 1917. FROM WOUNDS / RECEIVED NEAR OPPY THE PREVIOUS DAY - AGED 21 / BURIED AT AUBIGNY // WOUNDED PREVIOUSLY IN FRANCE IN 1914 & 1915 / AND IN MESOPOTAMIA IN 1916 // YOUNGER SON OF MAJOR FULLER WHISTLER H.L.I. // SANS PEUR ET SANS REPROCHE. / IN SURE AND CERTAIN HOPE OF A JOYFUL RESURRECTION.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Whistler, Ralph Allen Fuller
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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: forenames, surname, regiment, rank, date of death, cause of death, place of wounding, age at death, place of burial, place and year of previous woundings, relationship
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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