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FDA-A.696-2018

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Object number

FDA-A.696-2018

Object type

Identification

Title

William George Gresham Leveson-Gower

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Description

Rectangular plaque (portrait orientation), with lettering

Comments

'A Memorial brass is being erected to-day on the
south side of the organ loft in Ante-Chapei to the memory
of Robert Neale Menteth Bailey, K.S. of Eton, and of
his life-long friend, William George Gresham Leveson-
Gower, also King's Scholar of Eton, and Captain of the
School 1902. The former, who was in the East Riding
of Yorkshire Yeomanry, died of wounds received in
Palestine on the 1st December, 1917, and the latter, who
was in the Coldstream Guards, was killed in action at
Awoingt, near Cambrai, on the 9th October, 1918.'

[Source: Eton College Chronicle, No.1727, Thursday, April 1, 1920, p.794]

Description

Content (description)

Inscription with arms

Production

Person

Unknown (Artist)

Date

1920

History and association

References

• Lack, W., Stuchfield, H. Martin and Whittemore, P., The Monumental Brasses of Buckinghamshire, London: Monumental Brass Society, 1994 (p. 90, no. CLXXVIII)
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