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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tynedale
Town
Kirkwhelpington
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 28 June 1919
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34201
Current location

On south wall of Nave
St Bartholomews Church
Village Centre
Kirkwhelpington
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE19 2RT
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 99660 84423
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oval plaque of white marble on grey marble backboard. At top the Badge of the Royal Artillery in relief. Inscription incised and painted black using Roman lower case with the name in upper case.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ ALGERNON GEORGE PARSONS/ MAJOR R.F.A./ ONLY SON OF/ THE HON. SIR CHARLES PARSONS K.C.B./ OF RAY DEMESNE./ BORN OCTR. 19TH 1886/ KILLED IN ACTION/ IN FLANDERS APRIL 26TH 1918,/ AND BURIED/ IN THE MILITARY CEMETERY/ AT LISSENTHOECK/ PRO DEO ET REGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Parsons, Algernon George
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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: surnme, rank, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,place of burial,manner of death,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 730MM, width 510MM
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Parsons' parents, Sir Charles and Lady Katharine sat beneath it each week at service. He was their only son and served in the RA for 4 years, frustratingly just a few months before the war ended.
Reference

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