Lieut Hubert Thomas Keith Gallimore

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Shropshire Regimental Museum

Shrewsbury Castle

Castle Gates

Shrewsbury

SY1 2AT

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Glass Glass
  • Metal Brass
  • Paper Paper
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Other
About the memorial: this is a timber framed glass display with an original letter of condolence from King George V and the official scroll to the relatives of the deceased with the brass Britannia plaque given to relatives of servicemen hanging below.
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Lt Gallimore was killed on 29th March 1918 at the start of the/great German “Spring Offensive”. He has no known grave. Letter headed Buckingham Palace signed by King George “I join with my grateful people/in sending you this memorial/of a brave life given for others/in the Great War” Top, Official memorial scroll and condolence letter Bottom museum card , Bronze memorial plaque given to the next-of-kin of/those who were killed or died in the 1914-18 War 1918 at the start of the/great Germen ‘Spring Offensive’. He has no known grave. Lt Gallimore was killed on 29th March Scroll headed GvRI He who this scroll commemorates/was numbered among those who/at the call of King and Country, left all/that was dear to them, endured hardness/faced danger, and finally passed out of/the sight of men by the path of duty/and self-sacrifice, giving up their own/ lives that others might live in freedom Let those who come after see to it /that his name be not forgotten Lieut Hubert Thomas Keith Gallimore/Shropshire Light Inf The plaque reads - He died for freedom and honour.

Hubert Thomas Keith Gallimore

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