|Remembering The Dead Of World War 1.||
The Devonshire's Memorial,
Devonshire Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France.
"The Devonshires held this trench,
The Devonshires hold it still".
This cemetery was built along the line of the trench that the Devonshires attacked from on 1st July 1916. The dead from that attack were laid to rest in the remains of the trench.
Attached To :-
Becourt Military Cemetery,
Son of the late Walter Copleston Radcliffe & Charlotte Hannah (nee Ellicombe) his wife of Warleigh, Devon, UK. Husband of Emily Maud Radcliffe (nee Orpen) of Park Mansions, Knightsbridge, London, UK Served in South African Campaign. (MiDx2). Born 18-07-1867 at Tamerton Foliott, Devon. Educated at Pencarwick School & Cheltenham. His son, Lieutenant Dering John Radcliffe of the Grenadier Guards was killed 13 October 1917 aged 22.
Stone Inscription :-
The Lord Watch Between You And Me Whilst We Are Seperated From Each Other".
Transferred to :-
Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery,
Son of Henry & Sarah Elizabeth Ford of Perry Hill Lane, Sambourne, Astwood Bank, Redditch, x Worcestershire, UK.