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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Buxhall
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4719

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Current location

St Mary Church
Brettenham Road
Buxhall
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP14 3DL
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 00306 57651
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Black marble tablet with a nowy-shaped base. Border ending at the bottom, on two small branches. Golden lettering.
Inscription
MAJOR ARTHUR CHARLES COPINGER HILL/ SUFFOLK REGIMENT/ KILLED IN ACTION AT CAEN/ 21 JULY 1944 AGED 29 YEARS, SON OF/ CHARLES COPINGER HILL/ 1868 - 1938/ ALSO/ JOHN COPINGER HILL/ 1911 - 1973/ LAST OF THE MALE LINE. LEAVING THREE/ DAUGHTERS, SON OF MAJOR HUGH TYTHE COPINGER HILL MC, 1878 - 1943
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Copinger Hill, Arthur Charles
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 407mm, width 381mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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