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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Didbrook
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20814

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Current location

ST GEORGES CHURCH
Didbrook
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 055 314
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
NOWY HEADED PLAQUE
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN MILTON JAMES, P.A.S.I./ 16TH ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT/ ELDER SON OF JOHN AND LEONORA JAMES/ BORN AT HAILES MAY 5TH 1885/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE JANUARY 23RD 1916/ AND BURIED IN THE CITADEL CEMETERY, WEST OF THE/ VILLAGE OF CARNOY NEAR BRAY SUR SOMME/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A/ MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
James, John Milton
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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: year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,place of burial,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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