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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kirklees
Town
Clayton West
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29093
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Lane
Clayton West
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
HD8 9LY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 25870 10960
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Board with carvings of a destroyer ship, with flags flanking the depiction. Ship is surmounted by carved crest. Section featuring ship is set upon plinth like carving, featuring the carved dedication.
Inscription
MEMORIAL: TO THE MEMORY OF CAPTAIN CHARLES JOHN WINTOUR WHO COMMANDED THE FOURTH DESTROYER FLOTILLA AT THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND AND WAS KILLED AT THE BRIDGE OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP TIPPERARY WHILE GALLANTLY LEADING A NIGHT ATTACK ON THE ENEMY'S SHIPS. BORN 10 DEC 1871 DIED 31 MAY 1916 PLAQUE ON FLOOR: DURING THE NIGHT THE BRITISH HEAVY SHIPS WERE NOT ATTACKED BUT THE FOURTH ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH FLOTILLA UNDER COMMANDER HAWKESLEY AND CAPTAIN CHARLES J WINTOUR AND ANSELAN J B STURLEY DELIVERED A SERIES OF VERY GALLANT AND SUCCESSFUL ATTACKS ON THE ENEMY CAUSING HIM HEAVY LOSSES. IT WAS DURING THESE ATTACKS THAT SEVERE LOSSES IN THE FOURTH FLOTILLA OCCURRED INCLUDING THAT OF TIPPERARY WITH THE GALLANT LEADER OF THE FOURTH FLOTILLA OCCURRED INCLUDING THAT OF TIPPERARY WITH THE GALLANT PITCH OF PERFECTION AND ALTHOUGH SUFFERING SEVERLEY FROM THE FIRE OF THE ENEMY A HEAVY TOLL OF ENEMY VESSELS WAS TAKEN AND MANY GALLANT ACTIONS PERFORMED BY THE FLOTILLA. DESPATCH OF ADMIRAL SIR JOHN JELLICOE GCB GCVO 24 JUNE 1916
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wintour, Charles John
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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, surname, date of death, service, place of death, forename, manner of death, date of birth, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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