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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Canterbury
Town
Canterbury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40943
Current location

IN THE WARRIOR CHAPEL
CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL
Cathedral Cl
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 152 579
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN RECTANGULAR MARBLE TABLET WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM HOWARD,/ CAPTAIN 8TH BATT. THE BUFFS/ WHO DIED ON THE 8TH OCTOBER 1914/ FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED/ AT THE BATTLE OF LOOS/ ON THE 26TH SEPTEMBER 1915./ ERECTED BY HIS WIFE MOTTO:EMICO SEMPER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Howard, William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    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: depth 35MM, height 390MM, width 520MM
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
  • CHRISTCHURCH CATHEDRAL
  • Grade I
  • 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

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