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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Cheltenham
Town
Prestbury
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36461
Current location

Prestbury
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL52 5LA
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 9720222981
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ROUGH-HEWN WHEELED CROSS ABOVE GRAVE SET ON A TAPERED SQUARE BASE BEARING INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE / REVEREND JAMES ELLIOT GRASETT / FOR 46 YEARS VICAR OF / ALLENSHORE, HEREFORDSHIRE, / DIED SEPT. 13TH 1919, AGED 86. / AND OF HIS SON / CAPT. ELLIOT BLAIR GRASETT, I.A. / KILLED IN THE THIRD LINE GERMAN TRENCH, / GALLANTLY LEADING HIS MEN, AT THE BATTLE OF LOOS, SEPT. 25TH 1915, AGED 25. / BOTH "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH".
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Grasett, Elli T Blair
Grasett, James Elli T
See details for all 2 names
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,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
LEAD LETTERING OF INSCRIPTION IN POOR CONDITION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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