Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Devon
Town
Sidmouth
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46038

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Current location

St Giles' and St Nicholas' Church
Glen Close
Sidmouth
East Devon
Devon
EX10 8RW
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 12038 87408
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rectangular brass plaque with incised inscription. It has a scrolling floral design border, with two badges of the grenadiers on the left of the plaque.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ CAPTAIN LESLIE HASTINGS/ 102ND GRENADIERS WHO WAS KILLED/ IN ACTION NEAR SHEIKH SAAD IN/ MESOPOTAMIA ON JANUARY 21ST 1916./ BORN AT SIDMOUTH NOVEMBER 14TH 1888.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hastings, Leslie
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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: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, place of death, date of death, place of birth, date of birth.
    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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