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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Malmesbury
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24203
Current location

Malmesbury Abbey
Gloucester Street
Malmesbury
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
SN16 0AA
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 9326887300
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Gabled wooden shrine with central cross flanked by brass name panels. Elaborate carving underneath the memorial seems to commemorate C D S MacKirdy and L C R E Fawcett, and as well as their names it contains their family crests, motto and regimental badges (11th Hussars and Lanarkshire Yeomanry).
Inscription
(ON TOP OF EACH PLAQUE) ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914 MALMESBURY 1918/ (Names) (BELOW) "THENCE WE SAILED ONWARD STRICKEN AT HEART YET/ GLAD AS MEN SAVED FROM DEATH ALBEIT WE HAD LOST OUR/ DEAR COMPANIONS" (TRANS) HOMER ODYSSEY IX 566/ THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT--- AND THEIR/ NAME LIVETH TO ALL GENERATIONS" ECCLIASTICUS XVIV 13-14
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angell, A G
Bailey, A E
Bailey, F H
Bailey, J H
Bishop, C
Bond, W
Brickell, J P
Carey, L J
Curtis, J
Garland, R G
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, regiment, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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