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Felixkirk, Memorial Plaque transcription:

The Memorial Plaque to the Vicar and his son in St. Felix's Church, Felixkirk.


"Lord I have loved the habitation of Thine House"
In Most Loving Memory of
HUMPHREY GOSTWYCK METCALFE MA
Priest for fifty years in the Diocese of York, and
twenty five years Vicar of this Parish 1919 to 1944
Born 13 May 1871 - Died 18 February 1944
also of his only son
HUMPHREY WILKINSON METCALFE
Lieutenant Commander, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
killed flying in the Pacific whilst serving in H.M.S.
Victorious 22 June 1943 aged thirty nine years


Data transcribed by
Jack Parry.
from photography by Colin Hinson