2nd Lt. Francis H. Grigson, 9th Bn, R. Warwickshire Regt.

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Reference WMO210810

Address:

St. Mary's Church

Church Lane

Watton

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Within the church on the right hand (south) wall of the nave.A bronze tablet, with an engraved outer border, with rosettes at each corner. Commemorating 2nd Lieutenant Francis Henry Grigson, 9th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed at Gallipoli on 9 August, 1915, aged 21, going to the rescue of another officer.
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF FRANCIS HENRY GRIGSON 2ND. LT. 9. R.WARWICKSHIRE RGT. SON OF H. E. GRIGSON AND GERTRUDE HIS WIFE LATE OF THIS TOWN + HE FELL IN GALLIPOLI AUGUST 9TH 1915, AGED 24. WHILST DRESSING THE WOUNDS OF A FELLOW OFFICER TO WHOSE RESCUE HE HAD GONE + + + 'Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends'

FRANCIS HENRY GRIGSON

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