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Staffordshire, Walton on the Hill

Alabaster monument to Lt Richard Levett killed in action 1917 ."In proud and happy remembrance of Richard Byrd Levett 2nd Lieut 60th Kings Royal Rifles, only and greatly beloved son of William Byrd Levett and Maud Sophia his wife, of Milford Hall who at dawn on the 14th March 1917 was called to active service in a higher sphere

He fell at the age of 19 whilst leading his men in a brilliantly successful attack at Irles, France, his body being laid to rest at Albert

So passed a brave soldier, a fine gentleman and a radiant soul, deo gratias"

The Levett arms in the middle with the separate Levett arms of his parents on either side (both being of different branches of the same family) - Church of St Thomas, Walton on the Hill, Staffordshire

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Taken on May 20, 2009