Captain (Deacon) Alexander Torrance Laing

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Reference WMO262563

Address:

St Aidan's Church

Radcliffe Road

Bamburgh, Northumberland

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A rectangular brass plaque with an incised dedication. An oak leaf and acorn border, with a Latin cross in the upper left hand corner and a grenade in the upper right hand corner.
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ALEXANDER TORRANCE LAING, M.A.,/ CANTAB, DEACON, CAPTAIN 13TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS./ HE WAS MORTALLY WOUNDED WHILE LEADING HIS MEN IN ACTION ON/ 3 JULY NEAR FRICOURT, FRANCE, AND DIED AT ROUEN 24 JULY 1916,/ AGED 27 YEARS./ A BRAVE SOLDIER OF CHRIST

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