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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wyre
Town
Poulton Le Fylde
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55007
Current location

St Chads Church
Tythebarn St (b5267)
Poulton Le Fylde
Wyre
Lancashire
FY6 7BE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 347 394
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular wall mounted brass plaque on wooden backboard.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ CAPTAIN G. H. RICHARDSON. M.C./ 22ND BATTALION MANCHESTER REGIMENT, WHO FELL IN BATTLE/ IN ITALY, ON THE 29TH OCTOBER. 1918./ HE WAS THE YOUNGEST SON OF THE/ REV WILLIAM AND MARY ANNE RICHARDSON AND WAS BORN AT THE/ VICARAGE, POULTON LE FYLDE, ON 14TH NOVEMBER 1879./ HE FOUGHT WITH "CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY AND DEVOTION TO DUTY."/ HE WAS A BRAVE SOLDIER AND MUCH BELOVED.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,place of birth,manner of death,relationships,additional,decorations
    Order of information: rank,surname,decorations,regiment,manner of death,place of death,year died,relationships,place of birth,additional
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society Publication: St Chads, Poulton Le Fylde, Memorial Inscriptions. Copy held in file

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