This monument commemorates Lieutenant Colonel Roger Alvin Poore D.S.O. who was killed as Passchendael during the First World War. He is buried at Poelcapelle British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
In Proud and Dear Remembrance of
Lieut. Col. Roger Alvin Poore, D.S.O.
Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry
Third son of Major Robert Poore
and Juliana Benita Corry, his wife
of Old Lodge, Hants.
Married Lorne Margery Dennistoun
9th December 1913.
Served in the South African War (1899-1900)
with the 3rd Mounted Infantry.
In the Great European War,
while in command of the 2nd Battn.
Royal Welch Fusiliers
was killed at the battle of Passchendael
26th September 1917.
"Faithful unto Death."
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- Text: Simon Armstrong
- Photos: Simon Armstrong