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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rother
Town
Battle
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16901

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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
Plain nowy-headed stone tablet with carved border. RAF wings in the top centre of the tablet. Incised inscription with blue infill.
Inscription
PER ARDUA - AD ASTRA / IN LOVING MEMORY OF / PETER JOHN NEWBERY / ROYAL AIR FORCE / BORN ON JUNE 9TH 1923 / KILLED IN INDIA IN THE EXECUTION / OF HIS DUTY ON AUGUST 4TH 1943.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forenames, surname, service, date of birth, manner of death, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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