St. Mary and the Holy Rood Church

WM name reference IWM92222


Current Location:

South east Wall of the nave St. Mary and the Holy Rood Church Church Street Donington South Holland Lincolnshire PE11 4UA


Description:

Plain stone tablet with inscription in black


Campaign:

World War 2


Inscription:

REMEMBER IN PRAYER THE SOULS OF/ HAROLD DODS OF DONINGTON WHO/ DIED OCTOBER 13th 1948, AGED 81 YEARS./ AND OF HAROLD WILLIAM DODS/ HIS SON, LIEUTENANT OF THE SCOTS GUARDS./ KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE JUNE 18th 1944./ AGED 35 YEARS./ "O GRAVE, WHERE IS THY VICTORY."


Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Dods Harold 18-6-19444 Memorial to Lieutenant Harold William Dods at St. Mary and the Holy Rood Church View

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