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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shepway
Town
Lydd
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72531
Current location

All Saints Church
High Street
Lydd
Shepway
Kent
TN29 9DX
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 04269 20955
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rectangular brass plaque, Nowy-headed top, with black lettering
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ NEVILLE LANCELOT COLLINS/ 2nd LIGHT ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT/ KILLED WHILE LEADING HIS PLATOON/ AUGUST 16th 1916/ AGE 22 YEARS/ HIS BODY LIES IN A SOLDIERS GRAVE/ NOT FAR FROM POZIERES/ HIS SOUL TO GOD/ HIS LIFE FOR KING AND COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Collins, Neville, Lancelot
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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: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Neville Collins father was Parish Priest at Lydd in 1916 and hence the Memorial Plaque. Neville was born in 1894 in Molash, Kent, where his father was Parish Priest and where he spent his early years, His Battlefield Cross (WM 16340) is in Molash Parish Church

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