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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cotswold
Town
Little Rissington
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21081
Current location

St Peter's Church
Pound Lane
Little Rissington
Cotswold
Gloucestershire
GL54 2NB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 1894719963
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
VERY PLAIN FAMILY CREST ABOVE TEXT
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY/ OF SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF/ THE REV ROBERT LE MARCHANT/ & HIS WIFE ELIZA CATHERINE LE MARCHANT/ BLANCHE GERALDINE LE MARCHANT/ BORN 20TH MAY 1868 DIED 5TH AUG 1931/ JOHN GASPARD LE MERCHANT/ BORN 22ND JULY 1852 DIED 14TH JAN 1933/ ANNA MARIA ELEANOR LE MARCHANT/ BORN 1ST MAY 1851 DIED 19TH JULY 1941/ OSMOND CECIL LE MARCHANT/ MAJOR 1ST BATTN. ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT/ BORN 25TH SEPT 1860 DIED 4TH FEB 1943/ HE SERVED THROUGHOUT THE EGYPTIAN WAR/ 1882 & SAW FURTHER SERVICE IN THE SUDAN/ AND N.W. FRONTIER OF INDIA/ EMMA MARY LE MARCHANT/ BORN 5TH APRIL 185. DIED 27TH NOV 1943/ ALICE HELEN LE MARCHANT/ BORN 21ST JULY 1856. DIED 21ST AUG 1944/ EVELYN ROBERT LE MARCHANT/ ADMIRAL THE ROYAL NAVY/ BORN 25TH JAN 1858 DIED 12TH FEB 1949/ HE SERVED THROUGHOUT THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 AND WAS AWARDED THE D.S.O FOR/ DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ON MANY SEAS/ BASIL COLONEL ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS/ BORN 11TH FEB 1859 DIED 29TH JULY 1956
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1800MM, width 1020MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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