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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
Town
Chelmsford
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78260
Current location

Chelmsford Cathedral
Church Street
Chelmsford
CM1 1NS
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 70818 06957
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An oval slate backboard , the longer axis vertical , on which is mounted a white marble tablet ,At the top the Whitmore Family arms in low relief and full colour , then below that the dedication incised and coloured black and at the bottom the badge of the Essex Yeomanry in low relief and full colour .
Inscription
This tablet was placed here by/All Ranks of the Essex Yeomanry in memory of/COLONEL SIR FRANCIS HENRY DOUGLAS CHARLTON WHITMORE /of Orsett Hall , Baronet _KCB :CMG:DSO:TD:JP:/High Sheriff of Essex 1922 Lord Lieutenant of Essex/from 1936 to 1958 . He joined the Essex Yeomanry in/1901 was Commanding Officer from 1915 to 1918 / and served as Honorary Colonel from 1936 to 1950/He gave lifelong devotion to the Regiment and /was Patron of the Essex Yeomanry Association/until his death on the 12th June 1962/in the 91st year of his age/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Whitmore, Francis Henry Douglas Charlton
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Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank , title , given names , surname , residence ,awards , offices held , service details ,
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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