Captain G W Hopton

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Reference WMO/267095


St Lawrence's Church

Stretton Grandison

Off A417




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Slate
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: a grey slate plaque with incised letters which are slightly difficult to read on the wall at right angles to the above is a battlefield cross to the same person. Details about the cross are in the church information book with details about the family too.
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In/loving memory/Guy William Hopton/of Homend/Captain Royal Berks. Regt. /killed in action in Flanders July 1915/Placed here by his wife on cross RIP Captain G W Hopton/ killed in action/ 27-7-15/ 5th Royal/ Berkshire Rgt. on a small plaque attached to the base of the cross "This cross to Captain Guy Hopton was removed from Rifle House Cemetery Ploegsteert Wood near Armentieres" last line indecipherable

Guy William Hopton

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