Wootton, North Lincolnshire - Captain James Topham

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Reference WMO/262184


St Andrew's Church



DN39 6SF


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Proposed by our petitioner Marian Somerville Topham of Wootton Grange to provide and place a memorial tablet the south wall (midway between the two windows) of the nave of the parish church of Wootton in memory of her son. That the said tablet is to be of brass and about two feet two inches by about one foot four inches and is to bear the following inscription namely: Faculty Book 13, page 340, dated 20-9-1919 410 x 658 x 2mm on 455 x 710 x 20mm
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“To the Glory of God and loving memory of James Topham, Captain & Adjutant 8th Lincolnshire Regt. Only son of J.G. and M.S. Topham of Wootton Grange who gave his life for God, King and Country at the Battle of Loos September 26 1915. “Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of life”

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