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Pelham Chapel Memorial
Pelham Chapel Memorial
Pelham Chapel Memorial
Pelham Chapel Memorial
Pelham Chapel Memorial
Pelham Chapel Memorial

Photo credit: Garden Museum

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This memorial commemorates the son of Canon Francis Pelham, who was killed during the First World War. It depicts a buckle which became the family symbol when John II of France surrendered at the Battle of Poitiers in 1356 and relinquished his sword and buckle.

Garden Museum

London


Date

c.1916

Medium

alabaster

Measurements

H 250 x W 87 x D 12 cm (E)

Accession number

GADM_ SCULP_0008

Work type

Monument

Inscription description

on front below: IN PRAISE TO GOD FOR HERBERT LYTTELTON PELHAM / 4TH SON OF FRANCIS GODOLPHIN 5TH EARL OF CHICHESTER / SOMETIME RECTOR OF LAMBETH AND ALICE HIS WIFE / ADJUTANT 2ND BATTALION ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT / CROIX DE CHEVALIER LEGION D'HONEUR / BORN APRIL 3RD 1884 KILLED IN THE FOREFRONT OF THE / BATTLE OF THE AISNE SEPT 14TH 1914. / VINCIT AMOR PATRIA / DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / EDWARD CHARLES DAUN LIEUTENTANT AND ASSISTANT ADJUTANT 2ND BATTALION ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMT / BELOVED AND ONLY SON OF CHARLES J. AND ADA M. DAUN / BORN JUNE 15TH 1885 KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF THE AISNE IN FRANCE / SEPTEMBER 14TH 1914 AGED 29 YEARS / THERE IS NO DEATH.


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