FITCH CLOSE

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Reference WMO/275904

Address:

Fitch Close

off Regiment Gate

off Essex Regiment Way

Beaulieu, Springfield

CHELMSFORD

CM1 6DA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Glass Glass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The Beaulieu housing estate in Springfield, Chelmsford UK has commemorated members of the armed services who gave their lives in World War I, by way of road signs detailing their unit and the date they were lost. Erected in 2019, "FITCH CLOSE" commemorates four members of the Fitch family. They are commemorated on the War Memorial at St Mary the Virgin Church, Boreham Road, Great Leighs, Essex. Also see the Links below for more information.
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FITCH CLOSE PRIVATE ARCHER FITCH 2nd BATTALION, SUFFOLK REGIMENT KILLED IN ACTION - 10th JULY 1916 AGED 30 PRIVATE ARTHUR FITCH, H.M.S. FORMIDABLE, ROYAL MARINE LIGHT INFANTRY CORPS, KILLED IN ACTION - 1st JANUARY 1915 AGED 29 PRIVATE GEORGE B FITCH, 5th BATTALION LABOUR CORPS DIED OF WOUNDS - 11th FEBRUARY 1919 AGED 28 PRIVATE RICHARD FITCH, 2nd BATTALION ESSEX REGIMENT KILLED IN ACTION - 26th AUGUST 1914 AGED 18

PRIVATE ARCHER FITCH, PRIVATE ARTHUR FITCH, PRIVATE GEORGE B FITCH, PRIVATE RICHARD FITCH.

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