Memorial: M6565

M6565

Memorial to Commander Geoffrey Cecil Congreve RN d. 1941, Penkridge

Location

St Michael's Church, Penkridge, Staffordshire, England

Transcript

Architectural surround with the family arms in the pediment. The inscription in gold letters on a black background.

Details

Description: 'TO THE / MEMORY / OF / GEOFFREY CECIL / CONGREVE / D.S.O., D.L., J.P. / COMMANDER ROYAL NAVY / FIRST BARONET / HE SERVED GHIS COVNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR / AND DIED FOR IT IN THE WORLD WAR / FALLING MORTALLY WOVNDED / DVRING A RAID ON THE / FRENCH COAST ON / JVLY THE TWENTY-EIGHTH / MCMXLI / AT THE AGE OF FORTY-FOVR / HE HAD WON THE D.S.O. IN / ACTION OFF NORWAY / THE BARONETCY WAS AWARDED IN / MCMXXVII / FOR THE SERVICES OF HIS FATHER / GEN. SIR W.N. CONGREVE / V.C. K.C.B. M.V.O.'
Type: Wall tablet
Materials: Limestone

Event

Operation Chess

Event Category

1939-1945 Second World War

People

Congreve, Geoffrey Cecil
Age: 44
Date of Death: 28/7/1941
Cause of Death: war casualty
Rank / Occupation: Commander
Organisation: Royal Navy

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