Exton War Memorial.
Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
- Stone Stone (any)
- First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The Memorial consists of a stone tablet on the wall surrounding a small plot of land opposite the village green. The larger memorial in the plot is dedicated to members of the wider Noel family (Earls of Gainsborough) who live at Exton Hall. Remembered here is the first VC winner of the Great War, Lieutenant Maurice Dease, a Royal Fusilier. He was killed defending a bridge on the edge of Mons as the BritishEdit memorial details