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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Somerset
Town
Chilton Cantelo
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24850
Current location

ST JAMES CHURCH
Chilton Cantelo
South Somerset
Somerset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 570 221
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE TABLET WITH INCISED BLACK LETTERING. NEXT TO IT ARE HIS MEDALS
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF LIEUT CHARLES JAMES HENRY GOODFORD MC, 1ST BATTN HAMPSHIRE REGT, ONLY CHILD OF HENRY FRANK AND KATHERINE GOODFORD, WHO DIED FOR HI COUNTRY INTHE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, BEAUMONT HAMEL, ON 1ST DAY OF JULY 1916. 'LOVE OUT OF A PURE HEART AND A GODD CONSCIENCE AND FAITH UNFEIGNED' THESE WORDS ARE ON THE HEADSTONE OF HIS GRAVE IN FRANCE' (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Goodford, Charles James Henry
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • THE CHURCH OF SAINT JAMES
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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