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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cheltenham
Town
Cheltenham
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20700
Current location

St Mathew's Church
Clarence Street
Cheltenham
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 3PW
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 9470422567
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
COPPER PLAQUE
Inscription
FRANK BRANDT, CAPTAIN RN WHO ON 1 NOVEMBER 1914, OFF CORONEL, CHILE, DIED AT HIS POST IN COMMAND OF HMS MONMOUTH A UNIT OF SQUADRON LED BY ADMIRAL CRADOCK, HMS GOOD HOPE AGAINST AN OVERPOWERING GERMAN SQUADRON. BOTH VESSELS SANK IN FLAMES, WITH THEM PERISHED ADMIRAL, OFFICERS MEN ALL WILLING TO DIE RATHER THAN SURRENDER. BORN 1871. ELDER SON OF FRANCIS BRANDT ICS AND OF LUCY SOPHIA HIS WIFE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brandt, Frank
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
  • Church of St Matthew and boundary wall and gate piers to St George's Place and Clarence Street
  • 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

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