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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oswestry
Town
Whittington
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83659
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Church Road
Whittington
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11 4DG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 32609 31275
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque on inside wall of St John the Baptist Church, Whittington, commemorating George Henry Allington and Maurice Berkeley Peel, both killed in WW1.
Inscription
In Memory of / Emily / 2nd daughter of Julius and Catherine / Mary Alington of Little Barford, St. / Neots, Hunts and wife of the Revd. the Hon. Maurice B. Peel. Born 28th Decbr. 1878. / Married 29th July 1909. Died 24th March 1912. Also of George Henry Alington 4th and youngest son of Julius and Catherine M. Alington. Born 23rd April 1887 / I.A.R.O. attached to 2/9 Gurkha Rifles / killed in action in Kut Mesopotamia / 23rd February 1917 And of Maurice Berkeley Peel / 4th and youngest son of 1st Viscount Peel / Born 23rd April 1873 / Attached as Chaplain to the Royal Welsh Fusiliers killed in Bullecourt France. / 13th May 1917
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alington, George Henry
Peel, Maurice Berkeley
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname, regiment, date and place of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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