George Townshend Brooke (Plaque)

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Reference WMO/253820


St Andrew's Church,

Church Street


TF11 9AJ


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Bronze plaque to Captain George Townshend Brooke, Royal Engineers, killed in action near Ypres in 1915. Gilded and painted wall-mounted wooden board with pitched top and red painted vine border. Inscription gives original burial place from which his remains were later moved
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In loving memory of George Townshend Brooke, Engineer Captain Civil Service, Captain Royal Engineers, North Midland Division Territorial Force, second son of John Townshend Brooke of Haughton Hall in this parish. Born May 9th 1878, killed in action near Ypres, May 5th 1915. Buried near Abeelstraat, Vlamertinghe, Belgium.

George Townshend Brooke

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