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Cenotaph outside church in garden of remembrance.
(Originally in the High Street but moved in 1956.)
Front of memorial
OUR GLORIOUS DEAD
Men of Andover
the Great War
1914 - 1920
Right side of memorial
REST IN PEACE
Back of memorial
BUT THEIR NAME
Left side of memorial
LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
This memorial was erected during the Mayorality of Thos Webb 1919.
NB R F B Robbins name was added to the memorial February 2015.
Roll of honour book in glass cabinet in St Mary's Church, Andover.
(Now WW2 names)
Brass plaque on wall in St Mary's Church, Andover.
To the glory of God & in loving memory of
Reginald Norton Knatchbull, D.S.O.
2nd Batt. Leicestershire Regt.
who gave his life for his Country when in Command
of his Regt. in Mesopotamia July 24th 1917, Aged Forty Five
He rests in the North British Cemetry, Bagdad.
He was educated at Hailbury, and the R.M.C. Sandhurst
He served in the Boer War in 1899-1900, & under Sir George White
took part in the Defence of Ladysmith. - He was Mentioned in
Despatches & was awarded the D.S.O. & The Queen's Medal with
five clasps,- He accompanied the Indian Expeditionary Force to
France in 1914 when he was severley wounded & again recieved
a serious wound at the attempted relief of Kut in 1916