Ludford -John Briggs

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Reference WMO/264352


St. Mary and St Peter's Churchyard

Magna Mile



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular stone with Gothic top dropping directly to vertical sides which widen slightly towards base, stands on horizontal rectangular chamfered foundation. Slight decorative chamfer to stone top and sides, small wheeled cross toward top centre. Inscribed self coloured lettering.
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In Loving Memory of / Pte. Charles Briggs ‘ Who Died March 19th 1916 / Aged 27 Years / Also Of / Pte. John Briggs / Killed In Action On July 21st 1917. / On His 23rd Birthday / Buried West Of Ypres / “Greater Love Hsth No Man Than This, That / A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends”

John Briggs, Private 50635. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). [Charles Briggs Private. 23054. 3rd (Reserve) Battalion. Northamptonshire Regiment]

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