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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Didbrook
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20815

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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
Wrought iron bench with small dedicatory plaque
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ NO 16796/ WILLIAM EDGAR HOLMES V.C./ 2ND BATT GRENADIER GUARDS/ OCT. 9TH 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Holmes, William Edgar
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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,year died,regiment,forename,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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