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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Cotswold
Town
Batsford
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20635
Current location

St Marys Church
Batsford
Cotswold
Gloucestershire
GL56 9QB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 187 339
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Battlefield cross.
Inscription
Cross: MAJOR THE HON. CLEMET MITFORD / 10TH ROYAL HUSSARS / KILLED / IN / ACTION / AT / VELOREN HOEK / 13TH MAY / 1915 Foot of Cross: THIS CROSS WAS BROUGHT FROM THE MILITARY CEMETERY VLAMERTINGHE FLANDERS WHERE HE LIES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mitford, The Hon Clemet
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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: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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