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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Newbury
Town
Sulham
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55185
Current location

Near main entrance to church - North side
St Nicholas Church
Nunhide Lane
Sulham
Newbury
Berkshire
RG8 8EE
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 64496 74227
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Grey Granite Headstone with Kerb. Lettering on Headstone only - black.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ MARY,/ THE BELOVED WIFE OF/ FRED W. HAMBLETON,/ WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ 11TH AUGUST 1946, AGED 63 YEARS/ ALSO OF BRIAN, THEIR SON,/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ IN THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC/ 21ST SEPTEMBER 1943, AGED 26 YEARS/ "UNTIL THE DAY BREAKS/ AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY"/ FRED WILLIAM/ 20TH FEBRUARY 1965 AGED 87 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 75mm, height 900mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The family

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