Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Brentwood
Town
South Weald
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22121

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Current location

St. Peter's Church
Weald Road
South Weald
Brentwood
Essex
CM14 5QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 57128 93854
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall-mounted white marble tablet. Black lettering. Two coloured borders surround tablet, one brown and one green. Crest carved at top centre. Two Crosses at top corners of central tablet. Wreath in relief at bottom left corner. Regimental badge at bottom right corner.
Inscription
GIVING THANKS TO GOD / FOR THE LOVED MEMORY OF / CHRISTOPHER CECIL TOWER, / OF WEALD HALL, / LIEUTENANT ESSEX YEOMANRY, A.D.C., 12TH DIVISION, / KILLED IN ACTION AT VERMELLES, NEAR LOOS, FRANCE, / OCT 2ND 1915, AGED 30. / ELDER SON OF / CHRISTOPHER JOHN HUME AND CECILIA TOWER, / BELOVED HUSBAND OF DOROTHY CYNTHIA. / ELDER DAUGHTER OF / BRIGADIER GENERAL SURTESS, C.B., D.S.O., M.V.O., / OF MAINSFORTH HALL, CO DURHAM, / AND OF MADELEINE HIS WIFE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Tower, Chistopher Cecil
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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, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, place of birth, manner of death, age, relationships, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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