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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Malmesbury
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24217
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
EMBOSSED BRASS MEMORIAL
Inscription
A.M. + D.G./ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ CHARLES NAPIER MILES C.B.M.V.O./ COLONEL 1ST LIFE GUARDS/ WHO DIED MAY 25TH 1918 IN HIS 64TH YEAR/ HE SERVED IN THE EGYPTIAN CAMPAIGN 1882/ AND COMMANDED THE COMPOSITE/ REGIMENT OF HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY/ IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1900/ "ETERNAL REST GIVE UNTO HIM, O LORD/ AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON HIM/ MAY HE REST IN PEACE."/ THIS LASTING TRIBUTE OF LOVE WAS PLACED. HERE BY HIS WIFE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Miles, Charles Napier
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,occupation
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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