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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Corby
Town
Cottingham
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59191
Current location

St. Mary Magdalene Churchyard
Church Street
Cottingham
Corby
Northamptonshire
LE16 8XU
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 84603 89928
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Addition to family gravestone.
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ ELLEN/ BELOVED WIFE OF/ CHARLES WILLIAM LICQUORISH/ WHO WAS CALLED TO HER ETERNAL HOME/ JUNE 28th 1937/ AGED 81 YEARS/ BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD/ HENCEFORTH THEY REST FROM THEIR LABOURS./ ALSO OF/ CHARLES WILLIAM LICQUORISH/ WHO PASSED AWAY FEB. 23rd 1941./ AGED 84 YEARS/ "REUNITED"/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ FLT LIEUTENANT (BERT) TOWNSIN R.A.F.V.R./ REPORTED MISSING 23rd FEB. 1944/ GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Townsin, Bert
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year died, regiment, forename, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: height 1500 mm, width 750 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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