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Memorial details

Memorial type
Lectern - secular
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Stratford Upon Avon
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 4 December 1923
    Attended by: I C Fincher
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57046

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Current location

The Swan of Avon Lodge
The Masonic Hall
Great William Street
Stratford Upon Avon
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6RY
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 2011255220
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Panelled lectern with corinthian columns and gilded capitals, surmounted by orbs, on the two front facing corners. Centre front face has freemasons crest. Plaque attached to left face.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF W. BRO FRANK WALTER FINCHER/WHO DURING THE YEAR OF HIS MASTERSHIP OF THIS LODGE/WAS KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR NOVEMBER 10TH 1917,/(non War related dedications)/THE THREE OAK PEDESTALS MADE BY/BRO. J.C. FINCHER, FATHER OF W. BRO. F. W. FINCHER/WERE PRESENTED BY HIM TO THE/SWAN OF AVON LODGE NO. 233/DECEMBER 4TH 1923
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Fincher, Frank Walter
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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, forenames, manner of death. date of death, additional, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Lectern
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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