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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chichester
Town
Eartham
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43442
Current location

ST MARGARETS CHURCH
Eartham
Chichester
West Sussex
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 938 094
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE TABLET
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / JOHN PENISTON MILBANKE V.C. 10TH BART / BORN 9TH OCT 1872 / KILLED IN ACTION 21 AUG 1915 / HE WAS GAZETTED 10TH ROYAL HUSSARS 23 NOVE 1892. GAINED THE / VICTORIA CROSS IN SOUTH AFRICA NEAR COLESBERG 6 JANY 1900 AND / RETIRED AS MAJOR IN 1910. HE REJOINED THE ARMY ON THE OUTBREAK / OF HOSTILITIES AUG 1914. WAS APPOINTED LIEUT COL COMMANDING / THE SHERWOOD RANGERS (NOTTS YEOMANRY) AND WAS KILLED LEADING / ON CHOCOLATE HILL GALLIPOLI / HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY , HIS SOUL TO GOD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Milbanke, John Peniston
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: forename,decorations,year died,regiment
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 550 MM, width 1060 MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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