Quadring - William Ernest & Charles Henry Marchin

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Reference WMO/264016


St Margaret's Church,

Cross Gate



PE11 4SQ


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
  • Stone Slate
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Proposed by Alfred Clifton Machin to provide and place a memorial tablet at the eastern end of the north wall of the parish church of Quadring in memory of his two sons who were killed in action on the 28th November 1917 that the said tablet is to be of polished white marble mounted on enamelled black slate the size of the tablet being about two feet nine inches by about two feet three inches, Memorial: Recently, there has been erected in Quadring Parish Church a handsome marble tablet to the memory of the brothers William Ernest and Charles Henry Machin, who were volunteers in the great war, and in 1914 joined the Lincolnshire Yeomanry. They were killed on the same day, November 28th. 1917, in the battle for Jerusalem, and interred at Tarta The tablet has been erected by the parents, and the work has been carried out by Messes, Atton & Sons, of Spalding. 0.82m wide by 0.69m high.
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"To the Glory of God and in loving memory of William Ernest Machin, age 28, Charles Henry Machin aged 26 who were volunteers in the Great War of 1914. Joined the Lincolnshire Yeomanry, were sent to Egypt and Palestine. They both fell on the same day Nov 28 1917 in the Battle of Jerusalem and interred at Ramleh. Lovely and pleasant in their lives and in death they were not divided. This tablet is erected by their sorrowing parents"

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