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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newbury
Town
Chaddleworth
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41398

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Current location

St Andrews Church .
Chaddleworth Hill
Chaddleworth
Newbury
Berkshire
RG20 7EB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 41146 77926
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brown and white mottled marble tablet , the top in a convex curve with the shoulders protruding , the base stepped . The top is surmounted by a heraldic crest and fully coloured coat of arms , likely to be of the Wroughton Family .Inset at the base is a circular yellow metal plaque , with the badge of the Berkshire Yeomanry . The dedication is incised in black capital letters on off white marble set within a border of blue flourishes .
Inscription
TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF/ PHILIP MUSGRAVE NEELD/ WROUGHTON/ OF WOOLLEY PARK./ BORN 30TH AUGUST 1887/ DIED 19TH APRIL, 1917. AGED 29./ J.P. FOR THE COUNTY OF BERKS./ MAJOR BERKSHIRE YEOMANRY./ THE BELOVED ELDER SON OF/ PHILIP AND EVELYN MARY/ WROUGHTON./ HE SERVED WITH HIS REGT. AT/ THE OUTBREAK OF WAR AUG. 1914/ IN EGYPT & GALLIPOLI WHERE/ HE WAS WOUNDED 21ST AUG. 1915./ HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN/ PALESTINE AT THE 2ND BATTLE/ OF GAZA WHILE LEADING HIS/ SQUADRON IN AN ATTACK ON/ ATAWINEH RIDGE./ HIS BODY IS LAID TO REST IN THE/ MILITARY CEMETERY AT GAZA./ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS/ MOTHER & SISTERS AS A TRIBUTE/ TO HIS MANLY AND LOVABLE/ CHARACTER, CHRISTIAN LIFE/ AND GALLANT DEATH./ "Greater love hath no man than this / that a man lay down his life for his / friends "
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wroughton, Philip Musgrave Neeld
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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: given names , surname , civilian residence , date of birth , date of death , age at death , rank , unit , family relationships , manner of death , place of death , place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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