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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rotherham
Town
Wath On Dearne
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46699

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Current location

All Saints Church
Church Street
Wath On Dearne
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S63 7RD
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 43305 00890
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Green surround and red mosaic inlay RAF wings above text
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOSEPH SPENCER/ MITCHELL/ 2ND LIEUTENANT R F C/ ONLY SON OF COL. THOMAS/ WILFRED HOWE V.D./ &ETHEL SPENCER HIS WIFE/ DIED 5TH OCTOBER 1916/ OF WOUNDS ACCIDENTALLY/ RECEIVED WHILE FLYING/ AGED 20/ BURIED IN/ GEZAINCOURT CEMETERY/ FRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 880MM, width 670MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • NB/NS/61C

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