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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tendring
Town
Little Bentley
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22885
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Road
Little Bentley
Tendring
Essex
CO7 8SE
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 12250 24942
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular grey stone tablet. Lettering incised and painted black.
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF/ ROBERT ANTHONY FORD/ SON OF THE ABOVE/ KILLED IN ACTION IN/ H.M.S. VALENTINE, MAY 1940,/ AGED 20./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN".
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ford, Robert Anthony
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, service, forenames, manner of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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