Lt David Francis Wyndham

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Reference WMO271146

Address:

St Laurence's Church

B4100

Caversfield

OX27 8TQ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Stone Tablet with gold inscribed lettering. The tablet is surmounted by a coat of arms with 5 guns of varying types and calibres symmetrically protruding from each side. The memorial scheme included the repaving of the chancel.
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The Chancel of this Church was repaved/and rearranged in 1948 to the memory of/DAVID FRANCIS WYNDHAM/Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps/Born 13th December 1922, elder son of/Colonel the Hon. Humphrey Wyndham MC/of Caversfield, Bicester and Ruth his wife/He fought with his Regiment in the 8th/Army from Tripoli to the end of the/campaign in Tunisia in May 1942 and/subsequently in Italy. He was killed in/Normandy at the battle of the Falaise Gap/on the 16th August 1944 while serving/with his Regiment in the 2nd Army

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