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Lt. C.S. Pelham, Lord Worsley

Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:Brocklesby All Saints Church

Parish:Brocklesby

Type of Memorial:Board/Plaque/Tablet

Architect/ Designer:Charles Sargeant Jagger

Commisioned By:Earl of Yarborough

Materials Used:Marble

Description:A large white mable tablet with gold gilding around its border and a carved tableau of a man kneeling in prayer in a trench. Gold gilt lettering at the bottom on black marble. Measuring five feet one inch by about three feet one and three quarter inches, the tablet is sited on the north wall of the chancel arch facing west.

Inscription:Vincit Amor Patria. To the Glory of God and in memory of Charles Sackville Pelham, Lord Worsley, Lieutenant, Royal Horse Guards who fell at Zandvoorde 30 October 1914, aged 27. This monument is erected by his sorrowing family and the tenancy of the estate. Brave, Courteous and Loving and Beloved, he died the noblest death a man may die fighting for God and Right and Liberty and such a death is immortality.

Sources Used:Faculty Book 13, page 647, 5th August 1920

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