Maurice Darby gravestone

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Reference WMO258572

Address:

St Martin's churchyard

Little Ness

Nr Shrewsbury

SY4 2LG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Unknown
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: 4 tiered stones with inscription for this soldier shown twice In the church there is a memorial window, separately listed under 218340, a plaque 258571 and near the window is an article including a studio portrait of the soldier together with his uncle's search for the body
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Maurice A A Darby/Lieut Grenadier Guards/killed in action at/Neuve Chapelle/March 11th 191/aged 20/Jesu mercy In proud and loving memory of/Maurice Darby/whose body having lain for four days on the/on the battlefield of Neuve Chapelle, was after a long/ night search in front of the enemy’s lines/recovered and brought home by his uncle George Arthur/ to be laid to rest on this spot

Maurice A A Darby

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