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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wychavon
Town
Little Comberton
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32490
Current location

St Peter's Church
crossroads of Pershore Road
Wick Road and Manor Lane
Little Comberton
Wychavon
Hereford And Worcester
WR10 3EP
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 96652 42983
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque
Inscription
TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM HENRY ABELL/ MAJOR OF THE MIDDLESEX REGIMENT/ SON OF/ MARTIN ABELL OF NORTON HALL, WORCESTERSHIRE/ KILLED IN ACTION AT OBOURY, NEAR MONS/ ON 23RD AUGUST 1914/ AGED 40 YEARS/ "UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abell, William Henry
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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, regiment, place of death, forenames, place of birth, age, manner of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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