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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Kennet
Town
Marlborough
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55681
Current location

To the right of the altar
Marlborough College Chapel
Bath Road
Marlborough
Kennet
Wiltshire
SN8 1NL
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 1834068731
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
An army issue wooden battlefield cross, mounted on the chapel wall. It has a framed photograph attached below the horizontal beam showing the original location of the grave. Also has three small metal plaques screwed onto the horizontal beam, centrally mounted and underneath each other. One plaque centrally mounted at the top of the perpendicular beam.
Inscription
THIS CROSS WAS SET OVER THE GRAVE OF/ LIEUTENANT JOHN LINDSEY KELSALL/ WHO WAS KILLED AT HIS GUNS NEAR/ ZOLLEBEKE LAKE ON 27TH AUGUST/ 68TH (ARMY) BRIGADE R.F.A/ HIS BODY IS BURIED IN "HUTS" MILITARY/ CEMETERY, DICKEBUSCH. FLANDERS
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 burial
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Marlborough College

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