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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
St Edmundsbury
Town
Bury St Edmunds
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5157

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Current location

Suffolk regimental chapel
St Mary's Church
Crown St
Bury St Edmunds
St Edmundsbury
Suffolk
IP33 1RT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 85621 63955
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble tablet with an inner frame of marble leaves on a gold mosaic backboard. Regimental crest positioned in the top left corner with inscription in gold lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF LIEUT. COLONEL/ CHARLES ARTHUR HUGH BRETT DSO/ COMMANDING 2ND BATTN THE SUFFOLK REGT/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY AT THE BATTLE/ OF LE CATEAU FRANCE DURING THE RETREAT FROM MONS/ 26TH AUGUST 1914/ ERECTED BY HIS WIFE AND CHILD/ "Great love hath no man than this/ that a man lay down his life for his friends." ST JOHN XV
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brett, Charles Arthur Hugh
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, year of death, regiment, place of death, forename, surname, manner of death, relationships, decorations
    Order of information: No order
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 533 mm, width 965 mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ATTACHED WALL AND RAILINGS
  • Grade I
  • 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
Sponsorship
Private

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