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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newport
Town
Marshfield
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60582
Current location

In the Nave
St Marys Church
Marshfield
Newport
Gwent
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SR 250 820
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Tablet composed of three panels, each defined at the sides by ionic pilasters. In the left and right panels are the inscriptions in gold lettering. The centre panel projects a semi-circular base on which is a gilded sculpted relief of a winged and shrouded female angel. The gilded figure of a shrouded female stands against the right breast of the angel with her face turned back over her right shoulder and right hand held up to her mouth. Tablet is white marble mounted on brown marble backboard.
Inscription
Left panel: IN EVER LOVING/ AND TENDER MEMORY OF/ ELLEN/ BELOVED WIFE OF LT COL/ SIR HENRY WEBB BART/ WHO PASSED OVER/ AT OSWESTRY/ THE 4TH OF JAN 1919/ AND OF BETTY/ HIS ONLY DAUGHTER/ WHO PASSED OVER/ AT EASTBOURNE/ THE 10TH OF DEC 1900/ THEY BOTH LIE AT REST/ AT TUNBRIDGE WELLS Centre base: MORS JANUA VITAE (Translation: Death is the gate of everlasting life) Right panel: AND IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF HIS SON/ THOMAS HARRY BASIL/ 2ND LT WELSH GUARDS/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION/ AT GOUZEAUCOURT FRANCE/ THE 1ST DEC 1917/ HE LIES AT REST/ NEAR THE BATTLEFIELD/ AND ALSO OF ENGR CAPT/ WALTER KENT WILLIAMS/ RN MVO/ UNCLE OF BASIL WEBB/ WHO WENT DOWN IN/ HMS BULWARK/ THE 26TH OF NOV/ 1914
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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