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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wyre
Town
Poulton Le Flyde
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55008
Current location

Entrance hall
wall facing door
Poulton Methodist Church
Queens Way
Poulton Le Flyde
Wyre
Lancashire
FY6
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 347 395
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Rectangular wall mounted marble tablet on wooden backboard. Raised lettering, each line of the inscription rests on a raised line.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ GEOFFREY FILDES POTTS/ LIEUT 17TH MANCHESTER REGMT/ BORN JUNE 14 1893 KILLED IN/ ACTION AT HENINEL APRIL 23 1917/ AND WAS BURIED ON THE BATTLEFIELD
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,forename,place of burial,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 250mm, width 400mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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