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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50555
Current location

ST ANDREWS GARRISON CHURCH
Queens Av
Aldershot
Rushmoor
Hampshire
GU11 2BY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 866 516
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION. BORDER OF THISTLES ETCHED ON THE PLAQUE. BADGE OF THE ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSLIERS IS DEPICTED IN RELIEF AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE. A REVOLVER IS DEPICTED IN RELIEF AT THE BOTTOM CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE. REGIMETNAL STUD AT THE CORNERS OF THE PLAQUE.
Inscription
IN LOVING AND PROUD MEMORY,/ 2ND LIEUT. ALFRED DOUGLAS WINGATE, I.A./ ONLY SURVIVING SON OF SIR ANDREW WINGATE, K.C.I.E. AND LADY WINGATE./ BORN AT NASIK, INDIA, JUNE 12TH 1894/ PASSED OUT OF SANDHURST AUGUST 1914,/ KILLED IN ACTION AT RICHEBOURG L'AVOUÉ MAY 16TH 1916,/ LEADING THE BOMBERS OF THE 2ND ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSILIERS./ 'MORE THAN CONQUERORS THROUGH HIM THAT LOVED US'/ ROM. 8. 31/ 'REMEMBER, GOD HAS BEEN THERE BEFORE YOU, AND HAS CHOSEN A PLACE FOR YOU'/ (FOUND IN HIS NOTE BOOK)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wingate, Alfred Douglas
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 450MM, width 650MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
2003: THE BOTTOM REGIMENTAL STUDS ON THE CORNERS OF THE PLAQUE ARE MISSING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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