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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wyre Forest
Town
Chaddesley Corbett
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32320
Current location

St Cassians Church
The Village
Chaddesley Corbett
Wyre Forest
Hereford And Worcester
DY10 4SD
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 89126 73604
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass wall-mounted plaque on a wooden backboard. Incised inscription in black and red painted lettering. Coloured flags of Britain, France and Belgium surmounted by a Latin Cross is at the top. Foliate design in the corners
Inscription
PRO PATRIA MORI/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ GEOFFREY LEONARD HUGHES/ LANCE SERGEANT ROYAL FUSILIERS/ ONLY SON OF/ WILLIAM HENRY AND EDITH HUGHES/ OF LEAMINGTON SPA./ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON/ NOVEMBER 13TH 1916 AT BEAUMONT HAMEL/ AGED 22
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hughes, Geoffrey Leonard
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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: surname, forenames, relationships, rank, regiment, place of death, manner of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 870MM, width 510MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 990MM, width 630MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • REF: ROPER, JOHN, 'A HISTORY OF ST CASSIAN'S CHURCH, CHADDESLEY CORBETT' (1978) THE FRIENDS OF ST CASSIAN'S CHURCH, CHADDESLEY CORBETT, P27

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