Captain James Harold Cuthbert

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Reference WMO/279513


St John of Beverley Church

St John Lee, Acomb

NE46 4PE


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Alabaster
  • Stone Slate
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Alabaster frame surmounted by a crest with helmet. There is an inserted panel of black slate. There are three coats of arms around the edges, those of Cuthbert, Byng and Straker. The letters are in gilded Roman capitals.
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Gloria est pro patria mori/Sacred to the loving and glorious memory of/James Harold Cuthbert of Beaufront/Captain in His Majesty's Regiment of Scot's/Guards. Companion of the Distinguished/Service Order. Justice of the Peace for/the County of Northumberland and High/Sheriff of that County in the year 1911,/who was killed in action near Loos in/France on 27th of September 1915, and/was buried on the field of battle./He married firstly the Lady Anne Dorothy/Frederica Byng third daughter of the 5th/Earl of Strafford who was taken by God/on the 31st of January 1907 and lies buried/in this churchyard./He married secondly, Kathleen Alice/eldest daughter of John Coppin Straker/of Stagshaw in this County by whom he had/issue Harold David, now of Beaufront,/Vida, Gerald Ivo and Sidney John.

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