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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3423
Current location

Located in the Memorial Chapel
Church of St John the Evangelist
Church Street
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 1BP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 30922 36284
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone tablet
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/BRIGADIER GENERAL/THOMAS EDWARD TOPPING/CBO CMG DSO TD ADC/HONORARY FREEMAN OF THIS BOROUGH/WHO DIED ON THE 8TH DAY OF JULY 1926/AFTER FAITHFUL SERVICE TO HIS KING AND COUNTRY/THIS PLAQUE WAS ERECTED AT THE WISH/OF HIS WIDOW ANNIE LEEBRIDGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,forename,relationships,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C. 300MM, width C.600MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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