Thursday, 18 September 2014

Wombwell, St Mary's Church, Memorial Tablet, Capt E P Cropper MC

The embedded badges and medals are very unusual (photo taken 13 September 2014)
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Inscription: 

In Loving Memory of / Edward Percival Cropper, M.C. / Captain & Adjutant 2nd Batt: West Yorks: / Second son of the Rev: James Cropper / Rector of this Parish / who fell in Action / at Eterpigney on the Somme / 25th March 1918, aged 21

Edward is also remembered on the
Wombwell War Memorial, St Mary's Church
He is remembered on a memorial in St John the Baptist's Church in Penshurst, Kent too, which seems to be connected to his family.

He is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.  




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