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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Town
Harpley
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19801

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Current location

St Lawrences Church
Church Lane
Harpley
Kings Lynn And West Norfolk
Norfolk
PE31 6TX
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 78872 26064
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass nowy-headed plaque bearing at top the engraved Badge of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, below which the engraved images of the obverse and reverse of the Military Medal, below which the dedicatory inscription, all within a single black line borde. On wooden backboard.
Inscription
TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ PTE RALPH WALTER PORTER MM/ THIRD SON OF/ ROBERT & HARRIET PORTER/ OF THIS PARISH/ 60TH BATT. CANADIAN INFANTRY/ KILLED IN ACTION / IN FRANCE/ OCTOBER 9TH 1916/ AGED 23 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Porter, Ralph Walter
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, honourific, regiment, service,place of death, country of death, date of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
October 2018 backboard is split and warped
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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