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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Felmersham
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1720
Current location

7
St Marys Church
The High Road
Felmersham
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK43 7HN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 99135 57841
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone wall mounted tablet.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / LIEUTENANT COMMANDER / CHRISTOPHER HAYWARD WELLS R.N. / H.M.S. GLORIOUS JUNE 8TH 1940 / SQUADRON LEADER / JAMES MICHAEL WELLS R.A.F. / OVER HOLAND, MAY 10TH 1940 / MAJOR THOMAS CAPPER WELLS / BEDFORDSHIRE & HERTFORDSHIRE REGIMENT / SINGAPORE FEBRUARY 13TH 1942 / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY / SONS OF SIR RICHARD & LADY WELLS OF FELMERSHAM GRANGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,relationships
    Order of information: surname,rank,forename,regiment,place of death,year died,relationships
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 680MM, width 820MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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