Raithby - Major Buckle

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Reference WMO/264006


Holy Trinity

Raithby, Spilsby

PE23 4DS


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Unknown
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Bronze
  • Timber Oak
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: North wall of the nave. Bronze tablet on a oak background, 1.3m high by 0.83m wide, the decorative surround is 0.05m wide at top & bottom and 0.07m wide to each side
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To the glory of God and in loving memory of Major Matthew Percival Buckle. Distinguished Service Order. Queens Own 1st Royal West Kent Regiment who fell in action near Neuve Chapelle, France on 27th October 1914 while in command of his Regiment. Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. This tablet is erected by his widow Marjorie Buckle.

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