Lieut H R Aldridge MC
- Metal Metal (any)
- Other Fabric
- Second World War (1939-1945)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
Lieut H R Aldridge MC Medals of Lieut H R Aldridge MC KSLI Herbert Aldridge rose through the ranks of the 2nd KSLI/his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal bears the short/lived rank of Warrant Officer 3rd class. He was awarded the Military Cross, personally presented /by Field Marshal Montgomery) for “an outstanding act of/heroism” near Brabander, Holland on October 17th 1944/when he cleared a route through a minefield under intense/enemy fire, thus allowing a column of tanks to advance. He was killed by mortar fire near Lervenheim on March/1st 1945 “ a particularly tragic loss…he was quite the greatest character in the Battalion
Herbert R Aldridge