Mclaren Headboard, Approximately 6 Metres To South East Of South East Corner Of Church Of St John

Date:
18 Apr 2003
Location:
Mclaren Headboard, Approximately 6 Metres To South East Of South East Corner Of Church Of St John, Brighton Road, Godalming, Waverley, Surrey, GU7 1XA
Reference:
IOE01/07545/34
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

GODALMING BRIGHTON ROAD SU 9742 (south west side, off), Busbridge 16/40 McLaren headboard, approx 6 metres to south-east of south-east corner of Church of St John GV II

Headboard. c.1917. Wooden. Five boards wooden-pegged together, the top board having relief-carved Royal Flying Corps Coat of Arms with laurel wreath enclos- ing initials RFC (Royal Flying Corps), surmounted by royal crown on cushion and flanked by eagle's wings. West side of board inscribed with verses 9-10 of Psalm 139; each side has commemorative inscription to Francis Walter Stafford McLaren, M.P., 2nd Lieutenant Flying Corps, d.1917 at Montrose; at base, Royal Flying Corps motto, 'Per ardua ad astra'.

Listing NGR: SU9786442897

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Pettit_Ray IOE Records for Pettit, Ray; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Ray Pettit. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Pettit, Ray

Rights Holder: Pettit, Ray

Keywords

Wood, 20th Century Gravestone, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Grave Marker, Funerary Site