Major J. S. Thorpe. M.C.

Major J. S. Thorpe. M.C.

John Thorpe of Coddington Hall went from Eton to Sandhurst to a commission in the Scots Guards. During 11 years of service he fought in the South African or Boer War. There he received for gallantry the Victoria medal with six bars and the King Edward medal with two...
Shaugh Prior – St Edward, King and Martyr, Devon

Shaugh Prior – St Edward, King and Martyr, Devon

JOHN HUTCHISON Strother Location: St Edward, King and Martyr, Shaugh Prior Devon PL7 5HA Details on cross In Memory of P  J.H.Strother No 3265 21st Bat Rf Killed in action 9.08.1916   Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): Handwritten Cross dimensions...
Epsom – St Martin’s Church. Surrey

Epsom – St Martin’s Church. Surrey

Charles John Woodward Alderton & Humphrey Halgrim Grundtvig Location: St Martin’s Church Epsom Surrey KT17 4PX (inside church, left wall, mounted to left of main war memorial) Cross 1 Details on cross: At top – small stamped zinc ‘GRU’ tag Inscribed plaque...
Cockington – St George and St Mary, Devon

Cockington – St George and St Mary, Devon

Charles Herbert Mallock DSO Location: St George and St Mary Blakes Hill Road Cockington Torbay Devon TQ2 6XA Details on cross In loving memory of Major C M Mallock DSO 23rd Army BDE RFA Died of wounds 5-11-17 Greater love hath no man But that he lay down his life for...
Holne – St Mary, Devon

Holne – St Mary, Devon

A Leslie Pearce Gould Location: St Mary Holne Devon, TQ13 7SL Details on cross: RIP SURGEON A.L. PEARCE GOULD RMM Killed in Action 19-5-18 Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): GRU Tag on top, Small metal tag under neath, Script across horizontal beam with...
Edinburgh – Cramond Kirk, Midlothian

Edinburgh – Cramond Kirk, Midlothian

David Borthwick Tait Location: Cramond Kirk Cramond Glebe Road, Edinburgh Midlothian EH4 6NS Details on cross: At top of the shaft a GRU Tag:- GRU On the cross beam: 2/LIEUT TAIT. 5/6 ROYAL SCOTS. 17-8-18 Text type: All GRU metal tags Cross dimensions Shaft Height:...
Lindfield – All Saints Church, West Sussex

Lindfield – All Saints Church, West Sussex

Geoffrey Arthur Prideaux Location: All Saints Church High Street, Lindfield West Sussex RH16 2HS Location: This is the cross of Captain Geoffrey Arthur Prideaux MC. It is located on the on the east wall of the north transept (to the left of the altar as you face it)....