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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kennet
Town
Devizes
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43540
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Long Street
Devizes
Kennet
Wiltshire
SN16 0AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 0044461262
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / LIEUT GEORGE SIMPSON / 18TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY / ONLY SON OF GEORGE & EMILY SIPSON / AND GREAT GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE / FIRTS NAMED GEORGE SIMPSON / WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE / JULY 4TH 1916 AGED 31
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Simpson, George
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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: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: rank,forename,regiment,relationships,place of death,year died,age of death
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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