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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Arun
Town
Barnham
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69983

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Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Lane
Barnham
Arun
West Sussex
PO22 0PB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 95650 03550
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular marble tablet in design of a scroll on a dark backboard with inscription incised in black lettering.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF OUR DEAR SON/ PERCY JOHN BAKER/ SQ. Q.M.S. 1/1ST SUSSEX YEOMANRY/ KILLED IN ACTION AT/ CAPE HELLES, GALLIPOLI/ DEC. 7TH 1915/ AGED 31 YEARS./ THAT HIS NAME BE NOT FORGOTTEN.
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: Forenames, surname, relationship, rank. regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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