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Memorial details

Memorial type
Mosaic or mural
District
South Wight
Town
Bembridge
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21712
Current location

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
High St
Bembridge
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
PO35 5NA
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 643 882
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
DEPICTS ST GEORGE
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF NORMAN CHARLES/ HENRY MACDONALD MORETON/ ONLY SON OF LIEUT-COL MACDONALD MORETON LATE/ COLDSTREAM GUARDS OF HILL GROVE & ANNA HIS WIFE/ BORN 18 JULY 1888 KILLED IN ACTION 13 OCTOBR 1915/ BURIED AT CAPPY IN FRANCE./ HE SERVED IN INDIA &/ DURING THE EUROPEAN WAR 1914-195 AS LIEUT IN THE 3RD/ BATTALION KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS APPOINTED/ TEMP. CAPT. FOR SERVICE IN THE FIELD, MENTIONED IN/ DESPATCHES & AWARDED THE MILITARY CROSS FOR/ GALLANTRY DURING THE 2ND BATTLE OF YPRES/ HE TRIED TO DO HIS DUTY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Macdonald Moreton, Norman Charles Henry
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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: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,age of death,relationships,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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