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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Canterbury
Town
Bekesbourne
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
85319
Current location

St peter's Church
Old Palace Road
Bekesbourne
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 5ER
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 19611 55583
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Metal plate with inscription on simple wooden frame
Inscription
A.M.D.G. AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ RICHARD NELSON BENDYSHE/ LT COLONEL R.M.L.I/ DEARLY BELOVED SON IN LAW OF/ HENRY JOHN AND ISABELLA ANN WARDELL/ WHO FELL AT GABA TEPE MAY 1ST 1915/ ON WHOSE SOUL MAY GOD HAVE MERCY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bendyshe, Richard Nelson
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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: Christian/ surname/ rank/ unit
    Order of information: Christian/ surname/ rank/ unit
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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