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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chelmsford
Town
Little Baddow
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45612
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Church Rd
Little Baddow
Chelmsford
Essex
CM3 4BN
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 76451 08068
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rectangular brass plaque , the longer axis horizontal , an incised border of laurel leaves between two single lines . At top the badge of the Royal Naval Air Service within a trefoil shaped inset in the border , below that the dedication all incised and coloured black .
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ FLIGHT SUB-LIEUT: MOSLEY GORDON WOODHOUSE, R.N./ SECOND SON OF ARTHUR LIONEL AND ISOBEL WOODHOUSE,/ TOFTS, LITTLE BADDOW./ KILLED IN ACTION WHILE ATTACKING ENEMY AIRCRAFT/ ON THE COAST OF FLANDERS./ BORN 26TH OCTOBER 1898, DIED 9TH AUGUST 1917./ "BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Woodhouse, Mosley Gordon
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 310MM, width 630MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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