Thorpe Bassett, Memorial Plaque transcription:
The 1914-1919 Memorial Plaque
in Thorpe Bassett Church.
Through Death to Life
To the Glory of God and
Affectionate memory of the
men from Thorpe Bassett who
died for their Country in the
Great War 1914-1919
John Robert Grice
George Francis Cholmley
This tablet is placed here as a
memorial to their honour and
as a token of our gratitude.
additional plate at foot of above tablet (see also Photo)
George Francis Cholmeley, owner of the
Thorpe Bassett Estate, was killed while
in command of the Submarine E3. Torpedoed
by the Germans Oct 18th 1914. R.I.P.
Data transcribed by
from photography by Colin Hinson