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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42900

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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, NOWY-HEADED WHITE MARBLE TABLET. SLATE MOUNT. BLACK INCISED LETTERING. COLOURED RAF EMBLEM AT TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM GEORGE UPTON/ SECOND LIEUTENANT,/ ROYAL AIR FORCE/ BELOVED AND ONLY SON OF/ GEORGE HENRY AND/ JESSIE MARY UPTON/ OF BETCHTON/ KILLED IN ACTION NEAR ROULERS/ BELGIUM, 4TH OCTOBER 1918,/ AGED 20 YEARS/ HE GAVE HIS HEART TO HIS HOME,/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS KING AND COUNTRY,/ AND HIS SOUL TO HIS GOD.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Upton, William George
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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,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 860 MM, width 610 MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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