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WW1 - LCpl T T B Matthews

St. Luke's
St. Luke's Church
UKNIWM no. 47885

No. of names: 1

Description:
NOWY HEADED TILE AND MOSAIC TABLET MOUNTED ONTO A STONE BACKBOARD. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. FOLIATE AND FLORAL BORDER AROUND THE TABLET. BADGE DEPICTED ABOVE THE INSCRIPTION.

Legend:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ LANCE CORPORAL/ THOMAS TYRRELL/ BICKNOR MATTHEWS/ QUEEN'S WESTMINSTER RIFLES/ (ONLY SON OF MARY AND THE LATE/ THOMAS TYRRELL MATTHEWS)/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION/ AT YPRES ON 4TH JUNE 1915/ SHORTLY AFTER HIS/ CONFIRMATION AT THE FRONT/ BY THE/ BISHOP OF LONDON/ AGED 23 YEARS/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN HIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."