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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Calderdale
Town
Sowerby
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2861

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Current location

South aisle
St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Avenue
Sowerby
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX6 1HD
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 04292 23205
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain rectangular brass plaque with incised inscription in black and red painted lettering. Badges of the regiment in the top corners of the plaque.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN PROUD MEMORY OF/ GERARD CHIPCHASE ROBERTS/ LIEUT COL 14TH BATT THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION SOUTH OF NEUVE CHAPELLE/ JUNE 8TH 1916 AGED 42 AND IS BURIED AT POINT-DES-HEM/ ALSO OF THOSE OF HIS BATTALION WHO FELL WITH HIM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Roberts, Gerard Chipcase
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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, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, place of burial, manner of death, age of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 350mm, width 710mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Vicar and Churchwardens
Reference
  • Hornshaw and Fowler, Calderdale War Dead, published privately in 1995, their memorial 703

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