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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Candle holder or candlestick
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st July 1958
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st July 1958
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43955
Current location

In the Regimental Chapel
Manchester Cathedral
Cathedral Street
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M3 1SX
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 83883 98752
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Light oak altar candlesticks with dedicatory inscription on the base of one. Victoria Cross carved on the bases.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/LIEUT COLONEL WILFRITH ELSTOB VC DSO MC AND ALL OF THE 16TH BN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Elstob, Wilfrith
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Commemorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment,forename,decorations, surname, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Candle holder
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
CATHEDRAL AND REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION

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