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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
New Forest
Town
Mottisfont
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21419

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Current location

St Andrews Church
Mottisfont
New Forest
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 325 267
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Christ Church
    Colbury
    New Forest
    Hampshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 340 100
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Nowy headed brass plaque set into a marble backboard. Inscription in relief with gold lettering. Reliefs in gold of a latin cross at the top centre of the plaque and border of oak leaves and acorns with a rose at each corner.
Inscription
FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/ TO THE DEAR MEMORY/ OF/ WILLIAM CLAUDE FREDERICK/ VAUDREY-BARKER-MILL/ CAPTAIN RIFLE BRIGADE/ KILLED WHILE GALLANTLY/ LEADING HIS MEN/ IN THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME/ SEPTEMBER 15 1916. AGED 42/ "ALL HE HAD HOPED FOR ALL HE HAD HE GAVE/ TO SAVE MANKIND- HIMSELF HE SCORNED/ TO SAVE".
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Vaudrey-barker-mill, William Claude Frederick
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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: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 590mm, width 360mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
History
This plaque has been moved from Christ Church, Colbury to St Andrews Church, Mottisfont at an unknown date.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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