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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
South Lakeland
Town
Staveley-in-Cartmel
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73595
Current location

St Mary's Church
off A592
Staveley-in-Cartmel
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA12 8NJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 37935 85933
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
... ALSO OF HER SON/DOUGLAS HENRY SLEE/ROYAL ARTILLARY [sic]/DIED A JAPANESE PRISONER OF WAR/AT TONCHAN CAMP JUNE 23RD 1943/AGED 24 YEARS/BURIED AT KANCHANABURI MILITARY/CEMETERY, BANGKOK, SIAM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Slee, Henry Douglas
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, relationships, manner of death, date of death, age, place of death, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 120mm, height 960mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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