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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Forest Heath
Town
Herringswell
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12 October 1947
    Attended by: Reverend J. L. Sowden, Rector of Herringswell
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4552
Current location

St Ethelberth's Church
The Street
Herringswell
Forest Heath
Suffolk
IP28 6ST
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 71810 69939
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Maltese cross with an inscription below. White marble on grey marble backboard.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY / OF / MAJOR / MOSTYN LLEWELLYN DAVIES DSO / HUSBAND OF BRENDA MARGARET, AND ONLY SON OF/ LLEWELLYN AND CLARA DAVIES OF HERRINGSWELL / WHO WAS MISSING ON THE NIGHT OF MARCH 22ND 1944 / AT CRNA TRAVA, BULGARIA, WHILE PERFORMING/ OUTSTANDING SERVICES IN ENEMY OCCUPIED TERRITORY / WHICH GAINED HIM AN IMMEDIATE AWARD/ OF THE D.S.O. / "LIFE TO HIM WAS NOT GIVEN TO BE SAFEGUARDED BUT LIVED"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davies, Mostyn Llewelyn
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename, middle name, surname, honorific, surname,rank,year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 685.8mm, width 914.4mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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