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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ashfield
Town
Stanton Hill
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Blakey Bros (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58959
Current location

All Saints Church
Fackley Road (B6014) Jn Church View
Stanton Hill
Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG17 3HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 48497 60806
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A nowy headed brass plaque; thin black border; plain red cross at the head; inscription incised in mixed styles of upright capital letters coloured black with rubricated initials; maker's name in bottom right corner; wooden backboard.
Inscription
+/IN MEMORY OF/ BOMBARDIER LEONARD DAVIES,/ 116TH. BATTERY, R.F.A./ A CHORISTER, SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER/ AND AFTERWARDS VERGER OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES, NOVR. 17TH. 1914,/ AGED 22 YEARS./ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davies, Leonard
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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,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth -, height 320mm, width 640mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth c 20mm, height c 370mm, width c 690mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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