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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Hampshire
Town
Blackmoor
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48446
Current location

ST MATTHEWS CHURCH
Blackmoor
East Hampshire
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 780 335
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CARVED WOODEN PANEL WITH GILDED, INCISED LETTER IN ROMAN CAPS. SURMOUNTED BY CARVED AND PAINTED COAT OF ARMS. COLOURED CREST OF UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD IN TOP LEFT-HAND CORNER. UNIDENTIFIED PAINTED CREST IN TOP RIGHT-HAND CORNER. CARVED AND PAINTED TUDOR ROSES IN BOTTOM CORNERS.
Inscription
TO THE BELOVED/ MEMORY OF/ ROBERT STAFFORD/ ARTHUR PALMER/ CAPTAIN 6TH BATTALL-/ ION [SIC] THE HAMPSHIRE/ REGIMENT. SON OF/ WILLIAM AND MAUD/ 2ND EARL AND COUNTESS/ OF SELBORNE BORN/ 26TH SEPTEMBER 1888/ KILLED IN ACTION IN/ MESOPOTAMIA/ IN THE BATTLE OF/ UM-EL-HANNAH/ JANUARY 21ST 1916/ NOR LOVE THEY LIFE / NOR HATE BUT WHAT/ THOU LIV'ST. LIVE/ WELL. HOW LONG OR/ SHORT PERMIT TO / HEAVEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Palmer, Robert Stafford Arthur
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    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
  • Panelling
    Measurements: height 920MM, width 460MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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