Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cotswold
Town
Long Newnton
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33262

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Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Off B4041
Long Newnton
Cotswold
Gloucestershire
GL8 8RS
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 9092592446
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MARBLE TABLET
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF GODFREY ESCOURT MATTHEWS, CB, CMG, BRIGADIER-GENERAL COMMANDING 198TH INFANTRY BRIGADE, BRITISH ARMIES IN FRANCE, MORTALLY WOUNDED NEAR LA BASSEE, 12TH APRIL 1917, AGED 50
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Matthews, Godfrey Escourt
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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