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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Congleton
Town
Sandbach
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
F V BURRIDGE (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42870

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Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
High St
Sandbach
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 759 607
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED BRASS PLAQUE WITH WOODEN SURROUND. INCISED LETTERING. FAMILY CRESTS AND REGIMENTAL EMBLEMS IN COLOURED ENAMEL
Inscription
TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF/ RANDAL CASSON/ OF BETCHTON HOUSE, SANDBACH AND BRON-Y-GARTH, PORTMADOC/ BORN 10TH FEBRUARY 1850. DIED 2ND APRIL 1914 AT TAORMINA, SICILY/ AND OF HIS ONLY CHILD/ RANDAL ALEXANDER CASSON/ SECOND LIEUTENANT ACTING AS ADJUTANT/ 2ND BATTALION ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS/ BORN 11TH OCTOBER 1893 KILLED IN ACTION/ 26TH SEPTEMBER 1917 AT POLYGON WOOD, YPRES &/ BURIED IN POELCAPPELLE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY/ AND OF HIS NEPHEW/ WILLIAM CASSON/ MAJOR 7TH BATTALION LONDON REGIMENT/ BORN 18TH AUGUST 1873 KILLED IN ACTION 25TH SEPT 1915 AT THE BATTLE OF LOOS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Casson, Randal Alexander
Casson, William
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    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: relationships
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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