2nd Lt William Wakeley Pye

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Reference WMO/267160


St Mary Magdalene Church

The Street


DA12 3BD


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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: The memorial tablet commemorating 2nd Lieutenant William Wakeley Pye of the 6th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment who was killed in action at Loos 14 October 1915 aged 23 years. The tablet notes the fact the the Chiming apparatus in the church bell tower is dedicated to him as a memorial - he was a bellringer at the church prior to the war.
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This Chiming Apparatus is Dedicated to the Memory of William Wakeley Pye Son of James Herbert & Bertha Jane Pye A much loved son A keen and highly esteemed bellringer who gave his life for his country 14 Oct 1915 Aged 23 years

William Wakeley Pye

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