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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Woking
Town
Brookwood
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56004
Current location

Plot 23. Grave 197898
Brookwood Cemetery
Brookwood
Woking
Surrey
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 950 564
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small stone placed as an addition to his mother's grave, Mrs Harris, who died in 1933. Small emblem of Spitfire above inscription on gravestone.
Inscription
(...)/ IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ P/O. JOHN STEWART HARRIS RAF/ BORN 11.5.1917/ SHOT DOWN OVER FRANCE 4.9.1941/ ONE OF "THE FEW" WHO DIED/ FOR THE MANY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Brookwood Express The Newsletter of the Brookwood Cemetery Society 1 / November 2003

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