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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cheltenham
Town
Prestbury
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
93787
Current location

In the church porch
St. Mary's Church
Mill Street
Prestbury
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL52 3BQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 96992 23991
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A limestone tablet set level into the porch wall there are 6 squares containing religious emblems as decorations round the edge. The cental area has a tall cross with Christ crucified at the top and a plant at the bottom dividing the names into two columns. The inscription is direct into the stone
Inscription
PRAY FOR THE/ SOULS OF/ (NAMES)/ R. I. P./ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT/ WAS A. D. 1914 - 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baghot-de La Bere, Cyril John
Boschetti, Laurence William
Cooke, George
Cooke, William
Davis, Albert
Davis, Sydney
Diston, Dennis William
Dowdeswell, Robert James
Eggleton, Reginald
Fildes, Percival
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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