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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Broxtowe
Town
Beeston
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02nd April 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19253
Current location

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Church St
Beeston
Broxtowe
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 528 367
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Highly polished nowy headed plaque with a small incised red cross in the nowy head.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN MEMORY OF/ HOWARD CHARLTON BROWN/ SERGT 2/5 SHERWOOD FORESTERS/ KILLED IN ACTION, MARCH 21ST 1918, BETWEEN QUEANT & NOREUIL./ AFTER 3 AND A HALF YEARS ACTIVE SERVICE./ AGED 24 YEARS./ A MEMBER OF THE CHOIR OF THIS CHURCH./ AND HE HATH PUT A NEW SONG IN MY MOUTH./ 4.0 PSALM 8.V.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Howard Charlton
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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: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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