Memorial to Charles S. Bucknall

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Reference WMO268023

Address:

Ludborough St Mary's Church

Station Road

Ludborough, Lincolnshire

DN36 5SF

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:
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Inside the church, there are two memorials which are fixed to the wall of the south aisle.The first is to a Charles Bucknall:- This memorial made of a dark-stained oak wood measures 840mm by 820mm, with gilt lettering. There was a faculty for this memorial as thus :- Alice May Bond provided and place a memorial tablet on the North wall of the Nave of the Parish Church of Ludborough in memory of her cousin Charles Samuel Burknall who lost his life in the Great War. That the said memorial tablet is to be of dark oak about two feet six inches in height and about three feet in width with the following inscription in raised and gilt letters, namely: "In dear memory of Charles S. Burknall, 1st Gloucestershire Regiment, Born May 4 1886, Fell in action June 13 1918, Buried at Noiux les Mines. The Path of duty was the way to glory
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"In dear memory of Charles S. Burknall, 1st Gloucestershire Regiment, Born May 4 1886, Fell in action June 13 1918, Buried at Noiux les Mines. The Path of duty was the way to glory

Charles Samuel Bucknall

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