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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Yorkshire
Town
Cottingham
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70836
Current location

St. Mary the Virgin Church
Hallgate
Cottingham
East Yorkshire
Humberside
England

OS Grid Ref: TA 04729 32929
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • St. Mary the Virgin Church
    Hallgate
    Cottingham
    East Yorkshire
    Humberside
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Rectangular brass tablet Royal Flying Corps badge at top centre.
Inscription
To the glory of God and to the eternal memory of Lieut. William Wright Sawden East Riding Royal Garrison Artillery and Royal Flying Corps. Only son of William James and Emily Sawden of Cottingham, Yorks., who was mortally wounded near Ypres - Dickebusch Road, 5th June 1917 Aged 26 Years. Interred at Lissenthock Military Cemetery, Poperinghe. One of the glorious dead/ and they shall be mine sayeth the Lord of hosts in that day when I make up my jewels. Mat. III 17.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sawden, William Wright
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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: Rank, name, service, date and place of death, age, cemetery.
    Order of information: Rank, name, service, date and place of death, age, cemetery.
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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