Lieut-Col John Ford Elkington DSO

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Reference WMO265336

Address:

Church of the Ascension

Harts Lane

Burghclere

Newbury

RG20 9LN

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
  • Other
About the memorial: Rectangular stone tablet with incised lettering and coloured family crest
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IN LOVING MEMORY OF / LIEUT-COLONEL JOHN FORD ELKINGTON D.S.O. / Medaille Militaire. Croix de Guerre with Palm / BORN 3RD FEB 1866 DIED AT ADBURY HOLT 27TH / JUNE 1944 SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN NIGERIA / THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR BERMUDA INDIA / AND THE FRIST GREAT WAR '/ Quit you like men be strong

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