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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Hertfordshire
Town
Knebworth
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3817
Current location

St Mary's Church
Old Knebworth Lane
Knebworth
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG3 6PT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 23086 21008
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tablets on wall of church with a crest of the Queen's Bays and a vertical sword. Raised lettering.
Inscription
PRO REGE ET PATRIA/ ALEXANDER/ EDWARD JOHN/ VISCOUNT/ KNEBWORTH/ M.B.E./ BORN/ MARCH 10TH/ 1910/ MAJOR THE/ QUEEN'S BAYS/ KILLED/ IN ACTION/ AT/ EL ALAMEIN/ JULY 4TH/ 1942/ HOC VIRTUTIS OPUS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Knebworth, Alexander Edward John
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, decorations, date of birth, date of death, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: height 2000mm, width 770mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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