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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Hartburn
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Terrorist Acts
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1921
    Attended by: Colonel E P A Riddell CMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33934
Current location

South Wall of Chancel
St Andrew's Church
Hartburn
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 4JB
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 09021 86022
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White Marble tablet of classic dsign, surmounted by a sword in its scabbard carved in relief. The whole rests on a black pattress. The inscription is in Roman lettering
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF / WILLOUGHBY THORNTON WRIGLEY, M.C. / CAPTAIN 5TH WILTS. REGT. / ELDEST SON OF THE VICAR OF THIS PARISH / REV. DAN WRIGLEY AND MATILDA FLORENCE / HIS WIFE. / HE SERVED THROUGH THE GREAT WAR / IN GALLIPOLI AND MESOPOTAMIA / 1914-1918 / AND SUBSEQUENTLY AS POLITICAL OFFICER / AT DELTAWA, DELI ABBAS AND MENDALI. / HE WAS KILLED BY REBELS AT SHAHRABAN IRAK / AUGUST 15TH 1920 AGED 25 YEARS. / PRO DEO. PRO REGE. PRO PATRIA.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wrigley, Willoughby Thornton
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Commemorations
  • Terrorist Acts
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1800MM, width 1200MM
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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