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To the glory of God

& in memory of their only son

John Francis Captn

5th Battaln Royal Warwicks

Regiment killed in action in

France June 2 1915 aged 27

& in honour to those others

of this parish who gave

their lives in the Great War

This cross was erected by

John Horace & Ethel Francis


A list of the men of the different parishes with the year they died runs around the sides of the cross

place of inscription

St John the Baptist Fladbury

Worcestershire

who does this memorial relate to?

Forename:

Surname:

Date of Birth:

Place of Birth:

Date of Death:

Place of Death:

Age at death:

Burial place:

Commemoration:

War:

Rank:

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Squadron/Unit:

Other Regiment/Unit/Squadron served:

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Additional Comments:

John

Francis

30th June 1887

Edgbaston, Birmingham

2nd June 1915

Shot by a sniper near Ploegsteert in Belgium

27

Berks Cemetery Extension, Belgium

First World War

Captain

1st/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

D Company

Originally buried at Rosenberg Chateau Military Cemetery and Extension nearby Ploegsteert. John was the only child of John and Ethel Francis. This war memorial represents both their loss and the loss of their community. It is mentioned in Du Ruvigny's Roll with his memorial. The man who is buried next to him also has a memorial on Wars Last Goodbyes - his name is Lieut. Robert Walter Laurence Edginton also of the 1st/5th Royal Warwicks and his memorial is at St Mary's Church, Walton in Gordano in north Somerset.

Other Records from the same place:

Taylor

First World War

John

Taylor

6th Depot Royal Field Artillery

Lampitt

Second World War

Doris

Lampitt

Civilian

Francis

First World War

John

Francis

1st/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

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Other Records from the same battalion/unit/squadron:

Rugman

First World War

Victor Henry

Rugman

1st/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Charles

First World War

Leslie William

Charles

1st/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Edginton

First World War

Robert Walter Laurence

Edginton

1st/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

For more records from the same battalion/unit/squadron:

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