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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Portsmouth
Town
Old Portsmouth
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
A B Burton, W R COLTON RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49311
Current location

ON EAST WALL OF QUIRE
EAST OF THE CORPORATION PEW
PORTSMOUTH CATHEDRAL
High St
Old Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 633 994
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MARBLE PLAQUE WITH SCULPTURED FIGURE IN SILHOUETTE IN HIGH RELIEF ALONG THE BOTTOM HALF. THE FIGURE IS THE DEAD BODY OF AN OFFICER (PRESUMABLY WITH THE FACE OF THE DEAD MAN) LYING ON HIS BACK, ARMS BY HIS SIDE. HE IS DRESSED IN SHIRT SLEEVES (ROLLED UP), BRACES, TROUSERS AND BOOTS. HIS HEAD RESTS ON A CUSHION SURROUNDED BY A LAUREL WREATH. THE INSCRIPTION IS IN INCISED WHITE LETTERING ALONG THE TOP HALF OF THE PLAQUE.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE SECOND SON OF WILLIAM LIONEL AND MARION AMY/ WYLLIE, WILLIAM THOMAS WYLLIE 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY KILLED IN ACTION/ AT MONTAUBAN ON THE 19TH JULY 1916 WHILST ACTING AS BRIGADE MAJOR AND/ BURIED IN MAMETZ CEMETERY. HE LEAVES A WIDOW AND THREE CHILDREN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wyllie, William Thomas
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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,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 535MM, width 1930MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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