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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Town
Bletherston
County
Dyfed
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS G MAILE & SON LTD (Founder / Foundry)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6937

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Current location

St Mary's Church
Clarbeston Road
Bletherston
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Dyfed
SA63 4SE
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 07031 21207
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Rectangular plaque with a single black line border mounted on a backboard.
Inscription
MAJOR/ LAURENCE ROBERT VAUGHAN COLBY/ 1ST BATT GRENADIER GUARDS/ KILLED IN ACTION IN THE BATTLE OF YPRES/ 24TH OCT 1914 BURIED NEAR GHELUVELDT/ SANS PEUR ET SANS REPROCHE/ ERECTED BY THE NARBERTH TENANTS OF THE/ FFYNONE ESTATE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Colby, Laurence Robert Vaughan
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 205mm, width 330mm
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church
Reference

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