CAPT. ANKETELL MOUTRAY READ V.C

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Reference WMO236865

Address:

St Michael and All Angels Church

Station Road

Bampton

EX16 9QJ

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:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: FRAMED WHITE MARBLE INSCRIPTION TABLET FLANKED BY TWO COLUMNS WHICH SUPPORT A ?NOWY-HEADED PEDIMENT. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. WHOLE IS SUPPORTED BY TWO BRACKETS GOLD-COLOURED CREST AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE FRAME
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SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF / CAPT. ANKETELL MOUTRAY READ V.C. / NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGT AND THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS, / WHOSE MORTAL REMAINS LIE AT / LE RUTOIRE NEAR LOOS, WHERE/ HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ IN THE BATTLE OF THE 25TH SEPT 1915. / HIS GALLANTRY, WHEN HE WAS / PARTLY GASSED, IN RALLYING MEN / UNDER A WITHERING FIRE, GAINED / HIM THE HIGHEST MILITARY HONOUR ./ BORN OCT. 27TH 1884./ 'FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH'(Submitted by John C - Torquay)

CAPT. ANKETELL MOUTRAY READ V.C. (Submitted by John C - Torquay)

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