John Banks Jenkinson Plaque

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Reference WMO252663

Address:

St George's Church

Sundayshill Lane

Falfield

GL12 8DH

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Marble plaque near the WW2 plaque dedicated to John Banks Jenkinson. Recipient is also recorded on the external war memorial cross, the battlefield cross and on the family grave in the churchyard
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In memory of one most beloved John Banks Jenkinson, (eldest son of George Banks Jenkinson 12th Baronet), Captain, The Rifle Brigade, who was serving in France, in the Battle of Aisne, Sepr. 14th 1914. aged 33 years, and is buried at Vendresse, France, Mentioned in dispatches. Served with the Mounted Infantry through the South African War. Queens Medal and five clasps. Subsequently Adjutant Mounted Infantry in Eqypt, Passed through Staff College 1911. Following year G.S.O. Eastern Command. Became Brigade Major in 1913 to the 3rd Infantry Brigade (1st Division). Married 1907, Joan, only daughter of Col: Hill C.B. of Wollaston, Northants, who survives him and by whom he leaves two children, a daughter aged 6 years, and a son Anthony Banks, aged 2 years. He was a God-fearing man, an honourable gentleman, and a gallant soldier. "He findeth his life shall lose it, and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it." R.I.P.

John Banks Jenkinson

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