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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnet
Town
Monken Hadley
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Thornycroft, William Hamo (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
91299

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Current location

St Mary the Virgin
Hadley Green Road
Monken Hadley
Barnet
Greater London
EN5 5PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 25013 97406
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Ornate nowy-headed tablet. The semi-circular top section is separated by a raised ledge and contains an allegorical figure. At the top of the rectangular lower section a swagged wreath hangs above a circular low-relief silhouette with the dedication at the bottom.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/CHARLES EDWARD HENRY TEMPEST-HICKS M.C., CROIX DE GUERRE./CAPTAIN 16TH (THE QUEEN'S) LANCERS, AGED 30 YEARS./MOST DEARLY BELOVED ONLY SON OF BRIGADIER GENERAL AND MRS. TEMPEST-HICKS/WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS KING AND COUNTRY/HE FELL MORTALLY WOUNDED AT THE HEAD OF HIS SQUADRON/AT WARVILLIERS AUGUST 9TH 1918, AFTER FOUR YEARS CONTINUOUS/ACTIVE SERVICE IN FRANCE AUGUST 1914 -AUGUST 1918./LAID TO REST IN THE BRITISH MILITARY CEMETERY AT LONGEAU. R.I.P./"THOUGH HAST CROWNED HIM, OH LORD, WITH GLORY AND HONOUR." (BOOK OF PSALMS.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Tempest-hicks, Charles Edward Henry
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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: Rank, forename, surname, decorations, regiment
    Order of information: Forename, surname, decorations, rank, regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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