Lt S J W Railston

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Reference WMO219973

Address:

Church of St Leonard

Tortworth Road

Tortworth

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:
  • Glass Glass
  • Stone Alabaster
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Lt Railston was killed at Messines in November 1914 while attempting to rescue a wounded Belgian woman in No Mans Land. Memorial is on the south wall above that of John Tyler
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In loving memory of Spencer Julian Wilfred Railston aged 25 years Lieutenant 18th King George's Own Lancers Indian Army attached August 1914 to the 4th Dragoon Guards killed in action at Messines 1 Nov 1914 in a gallant personal attempt to rescue a Belgian woman lying wounded between the English and German Lines

Spencer Julian Wilfred Railston

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