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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chichester
Town
Boxgrove
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40076
Current location

ST MARY AND ST BLAISE CHURCH
Boxgrove
Chichester
West Sussex
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 900 070
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN TABLET IN THE FORM OF A BOOK, SURROUNDED BY LARGE WREATH AND SURMOUNTED BY GILDED FAMILY CRESTS AND COAT OF ARMS
Inscription
EN LA ROSE JE FLEURIS/ (LEFT) CHARLES/ HENRY GORDON LENNOX/ 8TH DUKE OF RICHMOND/ & GORDON M.V.O. D.S.O./ MAJOR IRISH GUARDS/ LT COLONEL SUSSEX YEOMANRY/ BORN 30TH DEC 1870/ SERVED SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ DEPRIVED OF FURTHER ACTIVITY/ IN 1915 BY AN ILLNESS MOST/ GALLANTLY ENDURED UNTIL/ HE DIED 7TH MAY 1935 (RIGHT) CHARLES/ HENRY GORDON LENNOX/ LORD SETTRINGTON/ LIEUTENANT IRISH GUARDS/ BORN 26TH JAN 1899/ SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ LATER VOLUNTEERED FOR/ SERVICE IN NORTH RUSSIA/ WHERE HE DIED OF WOUNDS/ 24TH AUG. 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barber, W G
Blunden, A
Boniface, J
Buckland, A
Caplin, R J
Fuller, H
Herrington, S
Howard, W
Lennox, Lord Bernard Gordon
Padfield, G
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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