Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Brentwood
Town
South Weald
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45589

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Current location

St Peter's Church
Weald Road
South Weald
Brentwood
Essex
CM14 5QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 57128 93854
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted metal plaque in War Memorial Chapel. Incised black lettering in center with winged shapes at either side. Crown at top in shape of the RFC emblem.
Inscription
TO THE/ BELOVED MEMORY OF/ HUGH C. TOWER/ FLIGHT COMMANDER R.F.C./ FELL IN ACTION NR. GREVILLERS/ FRANCE - SEPT 19TH 1916/ AGED 30/ ONLY SURVIVING SON/ OF CHRISTOPHER AND/ CECILIA TOWER/ PER ADUA AD ASTRA
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Tower, Hugh C
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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: Forenames, surname, rank, service, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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