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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Warwickshire
Town
Polesworth
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19077

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Current location

Church Drive
via gatehouse
off High Street,
St. Editha's Abbey Church
High Street
Polesworth
North Warwickshire
Warwickshire
B78 1DU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 26326 02429
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted stone memorial, two panels within three columns, surmounted by pediment, corss within laural leaves motif.
Inscription
(EXACT LINE SPACING NOT KNOWN): CLAUDE ARTHUR MORRIS LIEUT. 12TH ROYAL LANCERS. ONLY SON OF C.H. AND M.F. MORRIS OF HALL END, WARWICKSHIRE. BORN 17 JULY 1898. DIED 10 MAY 1924 AT MOOLTAN BARRACKS, TIDWORTH. HE WAS EDUCATED AT WINCHESTER COLLEGE, JOINED THE ARMY FROM SANDHURST IN AUGUST 1916 AND SERVED IN FRANCE FROM DECEMBER 1917 TO THE END OF THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Morris, Claude Arthur
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age at death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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