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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Hambleton
Town
West Tanfield
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78062

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Current location

On wall to right of organ.
St Nicholas Church
Main St
West Tanfield
Hambleton
North Yorkshire
HG4 5JQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 26801 78744
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Ornate carved wooden triptych with St George and the Dragon at centre and gilded inscription on the outer panels, above which a gilded coronet and palm leaves and below is carved decoration including the Crompton family coat of arms.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY / OF GOD AND IN / MEMORY OF / NIGEL GEORGE / CROMPTON/ LT. ROYAL ENGRS / WHO FELL AT ERQUINGHAM / SUR LYS FRANCE / 5 NOVEMBER 1915 /AGED 27 YEARS / AMOR ET FIDES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Crompton, Lieutenant Nigel George
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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: Firstname, surname, rank, unit, fate, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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