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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Lincolnshire
Town
Wootton
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63752
Current location

St Andrews Church
Pond Side
Wootton
North Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire
DN39 6SQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 088 162
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque with foliate border and decorative pattee cross motifs at each corner. There is a regimental badge at the top centrally and the lettering is in black with red capitals.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JAMES TOPHAM/ CAPTAIN AND ADJUTANT 8th LINCOLNSHIRE REGt/ ONLY SON OF J.G. AND M.S.TOPHAM/ OF WOOTTON GRANGE/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY/ AT THR BATTLE OF LOOS SEPT. 26th 1915./ " BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,relationships,address
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 2mm, height 410m, width 658mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Faculty Book 13, pg 340; 20 September 1919.

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