The Two Brothers Memorial

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Reference WMO270713

Address:

Grimsby Minster

North East Lincolnshire

Grimsby

DN31 1EP

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Other
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Copper
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: TWO BROTHERS MEMORIAL Location This memorial is in the old part of the Memorial Chapel, fixed into the wall of the South Chancel, to the right of the door that leads from the Chapel to the Chancel. It consists of a copper plate 430mm x 640mm, which is fixed into the masonry. The above memorial was unveiled and dedicated at a special service held on St James Day, Friday 25th July 1919 at 8pm.
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We pray you remember 2 brothers well beloved and gallant officers. 2nd Lieut Edwin Leonard Wood, Royal Scots Fusiliers. A mature student of rare intellectual gifts who was killed in action near Zonnebere, Sept 27, 1917 in his 23rd year. And Lieut Walter Bertram Wood MC and Bar, Hampshire Regt. And Royal Flying Corps. An Airman of singular skill and courage who met his death in the performance of his duties on Nov 11th, 1917 in his 20th year. Lovely and pleased in their lives and in death they were not divided. This tablet is placed here by the Grimsby & Cleethorpes & District Boy Scouts Association in memory of two short and noble lives

2nd Lieut Edwin Leonard Wood, Royal Scots Fusiliers Lieut Walter Bertram Wood MC and Bar, Hampshire Regt. And Royal Flying Corps.

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