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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hertsmere
Town
Aldenham
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19376
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Church La
Aldenham
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
WD2 8BE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 13983 98462
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble tablet bearing the Badge of the Scots Guards in a strap and surrounded by laurel leaves in relief. Black inscription. Within a heavy classical red marble frame with depiction of the Crucifixion at top, with scrolls at each side and a finial at each top corner.
Inscription
REMEMBER IN THE LORD / RONALD CHARLES MELBOURNE / GIBBS, LIEUT SCOTS GUARDS / BORN 26TH AUGUST A.D.1894. / KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES /28TH OCTOBER A.D.1914. BURIED / AT CHATEAU GHELUVELT.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gibbs, Ronald Charles Melbourne
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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,place of death,forename,place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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