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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
West Lindsey
Town
Brocklesby
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
CHARLES SARGEANT JAGGER
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42976
Current location

All Saints Church
The Drive
Brocklesby
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
DN41 8PJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 13969 11319
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wall-mounted marble sculpture depicting Lieutenant Charles Sackville Pelham in profile, kneeling to pray inside a trench. He is bareheaded and at his feet are his sword and hat. This scene is set in a highly decorative frame, with a slate panel below bearing the inscription. An elaborate family crest mounted on the top of the frame.
Inscription
VINCIT.AMOR.PATRIAE/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF CHARLES SACKVILLE PELHAM LORD WORSLEY/ LIEUTENANT ROYAL HORSE GUARDS WHO FELL AT ZANDVOORDE/ 30TH OCTOBER 1914 AGED 27 THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY HIS/ SORROWING FAMILY AND THE TENANTRY OF THE ESTATE/ BRAVE COURTEOUS LOVING AND BELOVED/ "HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN MAY DIE/ FIGHTING FOR GOD AND RIGHT AND LIBERTY/ AND SUCH A DEATH IS IMMORTALITY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Pelham, Charles Sackville
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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: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, age at death, relationships.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 9IN, height 4FT 6IN, width 3FT
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 150cm, width 90cm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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