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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Holland
Town
Long Sutton
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56779
Current location

North wall of nave
St Mary's Church
High Street
Long Sutton
South Holland
Lincolnshire
PE12 9DB
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 43226 22872
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted brass plaque in the shape of a shield on a similar wooden board. Decorative scroll border and cross at top.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ SERGT GORDON STANLEY HOWELL/ 1st BATTALION ROYAL IRISH RIFLES/ BORN 10 JAN 1888/ KILLED IN ACTION. 21 SEP. 1917/ BURIED AT PROUSE POINT/ MILITARY CEMETRY./ 1 1/2 MILES S. OF MESSINES/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ HIS SOUL TO GOD/ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Howell, Gordon Stanley
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, forenames, place of burial, manner of death, date of birth
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 470mm, width 340mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Mary PCC

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