Pte G W R Church
Location: Epping United Reform Church,Lindsey Street, Epping, Essex, CM16 6RB
Details on cross:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF 52817 PTE G W R CHURCH 19th BATT D.L.I
KILLED IN ACTION
Cross and wreath on the top of the shaft
Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): painted in black
Cross dimensions (millimetres please) No dimensions currently
Mounting to wall: mounted outside on white ornate surround.
Notes and observations:
Celtic style with carved ends
Pte Church is also commemorated on the Epping War Memorial which is nearby. He was originally in the Army Cyclist Corps and was transferred to the DLI where he was Killed in Action on the Somme.
He is buried at Villers-Faucon
Information and photos courtesy of Steve Fifer and the Essex Commemoration Project