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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kennet
Town
Potterne
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51124

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Current location

IN TRANSEPT
ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Rookes La
Potterne
Kennet
Wiltshire
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 995 585
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
UPRIGHT RECTANGULAR STONE WALL TABLET HEAVY PLAIN STONE BORDER AND THEN DOUBLE LINE EDGED BORDER. SMALL AMOUNT OF CARVING AT TOP OF MEMORIAL WITH FOUR STONE ROSES. GOLD SYMMETRICAL CROSS ABOVE INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ HENRY EDMONSTONE MEDLICOTT/ OF SANDFIELD IN THIS PARISH/ BORN 18TH JAN 1840 - DIED 5TH SEPT 1916/ ALSO OF HIS WIFE/ KATE DOYLY/ BORN 21ST FEB 1853 - DIED 7TH MARCH 1922/ ALSO OF THEIR CHILDREN/ GEORGE GODFREY/ BORN 26TH DEC 1877 - DIED 4TH SEPT 1883/ STEPHEN/ SUB LIEUT. ROYAL NAVY/ BORN 22ND MAY 1892. KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ 26TH APRIL 1915 WHILST SERVING WITH THE/ ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE/ KATE JOSEPHINE/ WIE OF CAPT. H. P. ROGERS WILTS. REGT/ BORN 2ND MAY 1875 - DIED 23RD MARCH 1921/ HENRY EDWARD/ COLONEL 3RD SKINNER'S HORSE, D.S.O./ BORN 24TH JULY 1882 - DIED 11TH APRIL 1948/ WALTER SANDFIELD/ BORN 28TH AUG 1879 - DIED 24TH JUNE 1970
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Medlicott, Henry Edmons
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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,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: rank,regiment,forename,age of death,year died,manner of death,relationships
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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