Churchstoke Wright Memorial

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Reference WMO266002

Address:

St Nicholas Church

Churchstoke

Montgomery

SY15 6AF

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:
  • Metal Brass
  • Unknown Unknown
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Boxer Rebellion (1900-1901)
About the memorial: The Memorial is in the shape of a gothic church window, with a brass plaque mounted on possibly a plaster backing. There are etched crosses in circles in the four corners and an anchor in the middle at the top. There is an etched border of the whole.
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD. IN LOVING MEMORY OF COMMANDER PHILIP NITHSDALE WRIGHT RN, BORN 3RD FEB, 1871 DIED 27TH JUNE, 1901 IN CONSEQUENCE OF A WOUND RECEIVED ON THE 19TH JUNE, 1900, DURING THE SIEGE OF TIENTSIN, CHINA. TO HIS ORGANIZATION OF THE WHOLE DEFENCE, AND TO HIS EXERTIONS THE SAFETY OF THE TOWN WAS LARGELY DUE. "ERECTED BY HIS SORROWING FATHER". "FATHER IN THY GRACIOUS KEEPING, LEAVE ME NOW THY SERVANT SLEEPING"

Commander Philip Nithsdale Wright

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