Captain Hugo Francis Charteris (Lord Elcho) and Second Lieutenant Ivo Alan Charteris

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Reference WMO/282890

Address:

Parish Church

12 Main Street

Aberlady

EH32 0RF

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Wooden board with carved arms of the Earl of Wemyss at top. Portcullis to left of first inscription and grenade to left of second inscription.
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MCMXIV Remember MCMXVIII/ HUGO FRANCIS CHARTERIS LORD ELCHO CAPTAIN/ ROYAL GLOUCESTERSHIRE HUSSARS YEOMANRY/ KILLED IN ACTION AT KATIA DESERT OF SINAI ON/ EASTER SUNDAY ST. GEORGE'S DAY APRIL 23rd 1916 AETAT 32/ AND HIS BROTHER IVO ALAN CHARTERIS 2nd LIEUTENANT GRENADIER GUARDS/ KILLED IN ACTION NEAR LOOS SUNDAY OCTOBER 17 1915/ BURIED AT SAILLY LA BOURSE AETAT 19/ THE LORD SHALL PRESERVE THEE FROM ALL EVIL/ YEA IT IS EVEN HE THAT SHALL KEEP THY SOUL

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