Captain Charles Edward Sansom

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Other
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • Colonial India
About the memorial: Oak Pedestal or Base on which two back legs appear to be missing. The two front legs resemble oak leaves which have been bent down to rest on the floor. The inscription is incised in sans serifs capitals. This has been listed as a Colonial India Memorial, as he is not on the CWGC register as having died in WW1 and is not on GRO indexes, so seems to have died in India
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Left side of- In Memory of/ Front- Charles Edward Sansom late Captain R.E. India Command/ Right Side-Died 31st July 1917

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