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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chichester
Town
Westhampnett
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40230
Current location

St Peter's Church
Stane Street
Westhampnett
Chichester
West Sussex
PO18 0NT
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 88100 06180
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular wall mounted plaque with four brass screws. Royal Flying Corps emblem above inscription and laurel wreath and plume motif below.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ CAPTAIN/ ROBERT JOHN LILLYWHITE R.F.C/ WHO DIED AT CATTERICK YORKSHIRE ON/ NOV 26 1916 AFTER SERVING HIS COUNTRY/ IN EGYPT AND FRANCE AGED 23 YEARS/ HIS BODY WAS INTERRED AT WESTHAMPNETT/ CHURCHYARD ON DECMEBER 1 1916/ "JESU LORD ALL PITYING BLEST/ GRANT HIM THINE ETERNAL REST"/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS, WARRANT/ OFFICERS, N.C.O.S AND MEN OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS/ AND FRIENDS AT CATTERICK
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lillywhite, Robert John
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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: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 480MM, width 410MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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