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Montague Wriothesley Noel - St Peter & St Paul - Exton, Rutland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 41.435 W 000° 38.379
30U E 659521 N 5840465
Quick Description: A wall mounted memorial tablet to Commander Montague Wriothesley Noel, in St Peter & St Paul's church, Exton. Veteran of WWI, killed in 1941 while on convoy duty in the English Channel.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/12/2019 3:06:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM10HX3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
A wall mounted memorial tablet to Commander Montague Wriothesley Noel, in St Peter & St Paul's church, Exton. Veteran of WWI, killed in 1941 while on convoy duty in the English Channel.

Inscription -
IN THANKFUL MEMORY OF
MONTAGUE WRIOTHSLEY NOEL
COMMANDER ROYAL NAVY
SON OF ADMIRAL CHARLES NOEL
BORN NOVEMBER 12TH 1892
DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR
HE WAS TWICE DECORATED
WITH THE ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY'S BRONZE MEDAL
FOR LIFE-SAVING AT SEA
HAVING RETIRED IN 1935
HE WAS APPOINTED FINANCIAL SECRETARY TO
THE DIOCESE OF LICHFIELD
AND LAY READER THEREIN
BUT ON THE RENEWED OUTBREAK OF WAR
HE VOLUNTEERED FORTHWITH FOR ACTIVE SERVICE AGAIN
AND ON APRIL 6TH 1941
WHILE ON CONVOY DUTY IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL
GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS MEN
JOYFUL, COURAGEOUS AND LOVING OF HEART
FERVENT IN SPIRIT SERVING THE LORD
HE BROUGHT MEN TO CHRIST
GOD IS LOVE AND HE THAT DWELLETH IN LOVE
DWELLETH IN GOD AND GOD IN HIM


"Commander (retired) Montague Wriothesley Noel, (12 November, 1892 – 6 April, 1941) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career -

Son of Admiral Francis Charles Methuen Noel. Married to Christabel Florence Arthur Startin. Had four children. Joined Royal Naval College, Osborne in the September, 1905 intake term.

Awarded the Royal Humane Society's Bronze Medal for lifesaving at sea. He would add a clasp to it in December, 1917.

Noel was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1915.

Noel was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1923.

Noel was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 21 January, 1926.

World War II -

Commanded yacht Anna M[illeg] from 1940 and is presumed killed in command."

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Type of memorial: Plaque

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