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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kennet
Town
Upavon
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24241
Current location

On the north wall.
St Marys Church
The Gardens
Upavon
Kennet
Wiltshire
SN9 6FA
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 13551 55046
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall-mounted brass plaque.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ MAJOR GEORGE CHARLETON MERRICK D.S.O./ ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY/ KILLED AT UPAVON WHILE FLYING ON DUTY/ ON 3RD OCTOBER 1913/ ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS OF THE CENTRAL FLYING SCHOOL.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Merrick, George Charlton
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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