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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Altar or altar part
District
Eastleigh
Town
Netley
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64607
Current location

In the Crichton Chapel
2
St Edwards Church
Grange Road
Netley
Eastleigh
Hampshire
SO31 5FE
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 45392 08890
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Altar and associated tablet the latter rectangular in white marble with incised lettering coloured black.
Inscription
THE ALTAR IN THIS CRICHTON CHAPEL WAS ERECTED BY/ COL. THE HON. SIR H. CRICHTON, AND LADY EMMA CRICHTON, TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF.../ JOHN ARTHUR CRICHTON,/ MAJOR 1/5th HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT,/ BORN AUG. 19, 1883, DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE, FEB. 6, 1917,/ BURIED IN BASRA, MESOPOTAMIA./ I REJOICED GREATLY THAT I FOUND OF THY CHILDREN/ WALKING IN TRUTH. II JOHN. v.4
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Crichton, John Arthur
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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: given names ,surname,rank, unit, dob , date of death , place of burial,
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Altar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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