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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Wootton
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Army & Navy Auxiliary Cooperative Society Ltd (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31913
Current location

St. Peter's Church
Wootton Village
Wootton
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX1 5HP
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 47629 01386
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Set of three wall mounted, landscape orientated brass plaques in a vertical row.
Inscription
(Plaque 1) : IN MEMORY OF / RICHARD PARKER PINSENT / 2ND LIEUT. 10TH ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGT. / WHO WAS KILLED IN THE TRENCHES IN FRANCE / ON 9TH OCTOBER 1915 / AGED 21 / ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF HIS COMPANY (Plaque 2) : ALSO OF HIS FRIEND / LIEUT. CHARLES SANDFORD WARD / OF THE SAME REGIMENT / KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE / ON JANUARY 8TH 1916 / AGED 22 / GREAT HEARTS ARE GLAD WHEN IT IS TIME TO GIVE (Plaque 3) : ALSO OF HIS BROTHER / DAVID HUME PINSENT / ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH / KILLED WHILE FLYING FOR THE PURPOSE OF / RESEARCH INTO AERODYNAMICS / MAY 8TH 1918 - AGED 26 / NEC PROPTER VITAM VIVENDI PERDERE CAUSAS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Pinsent, David Hume
Pinsent, Richard Parker
Ward, Charles Sandford
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death, relationships, occupation, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 3ft 3ins, width 1ft 9ins
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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