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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ellesmere Port
Town
Great Sutton
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9972
Current location

At cross roads of Church Lane and A41
St. John the Evangelist Church
Church Street
Great Sutton
Ellesmere Port
Cheshire
CH66 4RF
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 37638 75555
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular alabaster tablet. On top in centre is carved badge of King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Lettering in gold.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ HUGH PETER EGERTON MESNARD MELLY/ 2ND. LIEUTENANT 1ST. BATTALION THE KINGS OWN ROYAL/ LANCASTER REGIMENT WHO WAS KILLED ON THE SOMME/ 1ST OF JULY 1916, AGED 19 YEARS, ELDEST SON OF/ HUGH MESNARD AND ELEANOR LAWRENCE MELLY, GRAND-/ -SON OF PETER OWEN, AND GODSON OF STANLEY OWEN./ UNDERNEATH ARE THE EVERLASTING ARMS. DEUT.33.27
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Melly, Hugh Peter Egerton Mesnard
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment place of death, age at death, relationships.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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