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Ernest Geoffrey Crisp - St Lawrence - Evesham, Worcestershire
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N 52° 05.490 W 001° 56.853
30U E 572102 N 5771737
Quick Description: Memorial plaque to 2nd Lt. Ernest Geoffrey Crisp who fell in action in 1915, in St Lawrence's church, Evesham.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/22/2018 1:57:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMZK62
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
A bronze plaque to 2nd Lt. Ernest Geoffrey Crisp with embossed lettering and badge of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment above the inscription. The whole inscription is surrounded by an embossed border with the top consisting of gothic-style tracery.

Inscription:
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
ERNEST GEOFFREY CRISP
2ND LIEUTENANT 15TH BATTALION
ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT
AND ONLY SON OF GEORGE E. CRISP
OF EVESHAM, KILLED IN ACTION IN
FRANCE DECEMBER 16TH 1915 AND
INTERRED AT SUZANNE. AGED 24
______
FOR GOD AND COUNTRY
FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
______
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY
BY HIS FATHER MOTHER AND SISTER


"Rank : Second Lieutenant
Regiment : 15th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Service number : E0
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 16th December 1915 aged 24
Buried : Suzanne Communal Cemetery Extension, France, Grave B. 4.
Relatives : Only son of Sarah Ellen Crisp, of Garth, Llanbedr, Merionethshire, and the late George Crisp
Memorial : Evesham St Lawrence's Church
Also appears on : Evesham War Memorial. Evesham Rowing Club.

Details : Native of Evesham, Worcestershire.
The 15th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment was also known as the Birmingham Pals Battalion. The battalion landed in France at Boulogne on 21st November 1915, Second Lieutenant Ernest Crisp was killed only a few weeks later on 16th December 1915."

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