Great War Commemorations in

St Michael and All Angels Church, Bampton, Devon

Location:  Bampton, Devon Grid Reference:   SS 957222
Commemorations in the Church:   1
Last Visited: UKNIWM Ref:   25244

Commemorations in the Church

Captain Anketell Moutray READ, VC, 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment, is commemorated on a plaque in the church.

He was killed in action on 25th September 1915, the first day of the Battle of Loos and is buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, Col John Moutray Read and Mrs Edith Isabella Read, resided at Beaumont House, Shurdington Road, Leckhampton.

UKNIWM Ref: 25244

 

Notes:

1.   Photo by kind permission of  Mr Tom McManamon of Bampton, who is acknowledged here.

 

Page last updated: 15th December 2008

 

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