Mesopotamia 1920-1922

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Francis George Bott, 35th Scinde Horse. Son of the Reverend William Ernest Bott and Ellen Bott of Partney Rectory, Spilsby, Lincolnshire. Born at Corby, Grantham. Died of wounds received in action in Mesopotamia 24-25 Jul 1920 aged 20 years. Buried in grave II.J.23, Basra War Cemetery, Al Basrah, Basra, Iraq. He is also commemorated in a Roll of Honour held in the North East Lincolnshire Archives, Grimsby Town Hall, Humberside.
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Mesopotamia./ 1920/ Lieut F G Bott, 35th Horse I.A./ A/Capt T W Murray, 116th Mahrattas I.A. V.C. Capt G S Henderson, DSO, MC, Manch R Capt R C Geard, 15th Lrs I.A. Lieut Col G E Leachman, CIE, DSO, R Sussex R 1921 Lieut M B Maude, MC, 4th R Fus. Lieut R A Burridge, 25th Cav I.A. 1922 A/Capt M V T Mott, 3rd DG. Flight Lieut R C L Holme, MC, Som LI. Major C C Marshall, DSO, Kings Own R.

Lieut Francis George Bott, A/Capt Thomas William Murray, Capt George Stuart Henderson, VC, DSO, MC, Capt Reginald Cheniston Geard, Lieut Col Gerard Evelyn Leachman, CIE, DSO, Lieut M B Maude, MC, Lieut R A Burridge, A/Capt M V T Mott, Flight Lieut R C L Holme, MC, Major C C Marshall, DSO.

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