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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bradford
Town
Ben Rhydding
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28725

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Current location

St John the Evangelist Church
Bolling Rd
Ben Rhydding
Bradford
West Yorkshire
LS29 8QA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 13264 47582
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rectangular cast bronze plaque on a light brown wood backboard .Within a double line border , at the top the first part of the dedication then the badges of the Royal Irish Rifles and the Royal Flying Corps followed by the main part of the dedication . The badges and dedication all cast raised above the surface of the plaque
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM SUTTON SMEETH/LIEUTENANT, 9th ROYAL IRISH RIFLES,/ ATTACHED ROYAL FLYING CORPS/, BORN 6TH APRIL 1895/, KILLED ON SERVICE 7TH JULY 1917/"'Be thou faithful unto death and/ I will give thee a Crown of Life"/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smeeth, William Sutton
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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: given names , surname , rank , units . date of birth , manner of death , date of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c 500, width c 400
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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