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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Restormel
Town
Fowey
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50872
Current location

On the south wall.
St Fimbarrus Church
Church Ave
Fowey
Restormel
Cornwall
PL23 1BX
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 12530 51699
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble tablet carved in the shape of a scroll and mounted on a triangular headed black marble backboard. Black inscription. Badge of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in relief at top centre.
Inscription
IN/ LOVING AND HONOURED MEMORY OF/ ROBERT CHARLES DENISON,/ CAPTAIN 8TH BATTALION OF THE/ ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT, (T)/ KILLED IN ACTION AUGUST 27TH, 1916;/ WHILE GALLANTLY LEADING HIS COMPANY IN AN/ ATTACK ON THE GERMAN TRENCHES AT ORVILLIERS;/ BURIED NEAR THIEPVAL, FRANCE, AGED 26 YEARS./ "HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN MAY DIE,/ FIGHTING FOR GOD, AND RIGHT AND LIBERTY, AND/ SUCH A DEATH IS IMMORTALITY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Denison, Robert Charles
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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,place of burial,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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