Captain H Makins and Captain G Makins

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Reference WMO/267828


St Nicholas Church

Main Street

Rotherfield Greys


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Battlefield (wooden) cross
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Wall mounted, portrait orientated, decorative wooden framed backboard supporting two vertically aligned Battlefield Crosses of two brothers. At the centre of the upper Cross, a small shaped plaque bears an inscription. Below, on the shaft of the lower Cross, are three aluminium identification tags.
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Small plaque on upper Cross : / QUEENS WESTMINSTER RIFLES / CAPT. H. MAKINS / NOV 4th 1915 / DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI / R.I.P. Tag strips on lower Cross : G.R.U. / CAPT. G. MAKINS M.V.O. / 3RD K.R.R.C. / 23.8.15

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