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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Broxtowe
Town
Brinsley
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26854

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Current location

St James Church
Church La
Brinsley
Broxtowe
Nottinghamshire
NG16 5AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 46110 49191
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble nowy-headed tablet with red marble backboard.
Inscription
TO THE UNDYING/ AND MOST PRECIOUS MEMORY OF/ CECIL SMALLEY/ OF THE 7TH BUFFS/ A WORSHIPPER HERE WITH HIS PARENTS,/ WHO HAVE RAISED THIS TABLET,/ HE KILLED IN ACTION AT CHERISY/ ON 3 MAY 1917/ AGED 29 YEARS/ AND LIES BURIED IN FRANCE/ HE WAS THE LIGHT OF OUR EYES/ AND THE JOY OF ALL WHO KNEW HIM/ THE LORD GAVE AND THE LORD TAKETH AWAY/ BLESSED BE THE NAME OF THE LORD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smalley, Cecil
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • 025T

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