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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bromley
Town
Chislehurst
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41834
Current location

ST NICHOLAS CHURCH
Church Row
Chislehurst
Bromley
Greater London
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 440 700
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION BADGE OF RFC INCISED AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE AND MC MEDAL INCISED AT THE RIGHT HAND CORNER. UNKNOWN MEDAL DEPICTED IN THE TOP LEFT HAND CORNER OF THE PLAQUE. INCISED FOLIATE BORDER.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ LAWRENCE WILLIAM MCARTHUR M.C./ FLIGHT COMMANDER AND CAPTAIN R.F.C., H.A.C./ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN FLANDERS/ ON THE 27TH MAY 1917 AGED 26 YEARS/ ONLY CHILD OF WILLIAM AND CONSTANCE MCARTHUR./ "TO DEPART, AND TO BE WITH CHRIST: WHICH IS FAR BETTER"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mcarthur, Lawrence William
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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,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • BROMLEY WAR MEMORIALS VOLUME FOUR by RASON, PAUL 45 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LONDON BROUGH OF BROMLEY NOV 1999 BROMLEY

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