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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Lakeland
Town
Sedbergh
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
447
Current location

Sedbergh School Chapel
Loftus Hill
Sedbergh
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA10 5RX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 65801 91775
Denomination: Non-denominational

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque with incised lettering. Wall mounted.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND EVER LIVING MEMORY OF / WILFRID SPENCER ELLIS M.C. / LATE CAPT. 2ND BN. THE KING'S OWN (ROYAL LANCASTER) REGT. / WHO DIED 26TH MARCH 1922 AFTER A LONG ILLNESS / RESULTING FROM THE WAR 1914-1918 AGED 34 / BEING THREE TIMES WOUNDED WHILE SERVING IN / FRANCE AND MACEDONIA / AT SEDBERGH 1901-1906 / "THEIR BRIGHT BRAVE SPIRITS LIVE ON"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ellis, Wilfrid Spencer
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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,rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 230mm, width 360mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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