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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newbury
Town
Purley On Thames
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7792
Current location

North wall of chancel to right of door
St Mary the Virgin Church
St Mary's Avenue
Purley On Thames
Newbury
Berkshire
RG8 8BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 66744 76058
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque with raised rim. Letters faced in white.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF HUGH EVELYN LISTER MC/ PRIEST OF OLD RECTORY HOUSE PURLEY/ A MAJOR IN THE WELSH GUARDS KILLED/ IN ACTION IN BELGIUM 9TH SEPTEMBER 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lister, Hugh Evelyn
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations, rank, regiment, place of death, manner of death, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church
Reference

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