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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tandridge
Town
Chaldon
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64524
Current location

North side of the chancel.
St Peter and St Paul Church
Church Lane
Chaldon
Tandridge
Surrey
CR3 5AF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30880 55690
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Memorial Tablet commemorating two sons of the Rector of the church who were killed within three days of each other at the Dardenelles.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / AUSTEN C. S. BELCHER, / CAPTAIN AND ADJUTANT / 5th BATTALION WILTSHIRE REGIMENT, / AGED 25 YEARS / HUMPHREY G. BELCHER, / LIEUTENANT, / 5th BATTALION WILTSHIRE REGIMENT, / AGED 22 YEARS, / WHO FELL IN ACTION AT THE DARDENALLES / ON AUGUST 10th / AMD AUGUST 7th RESPECTIVELY 1915. // TWO - NEVER PARTED IN BOYHOOD. / MEN - THEY FOUGHT HARD SIDE BY SIDE. / FACING LIFE'S BATTLES TOGETHER. / TOGETHER - THEY DIED.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Belcher, Austen C. S.
Belcher, Humphrey G.
See details for all 2 names
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,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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