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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Devon
Town
Crediton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10450
Current location

ON THE NORTH WALL OPPOSITE THE SOUTH DOOR
ST BONIFACES CHURCH
Crediton
Mid Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 837 003
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR HEADED WOODEN BOARD WITH INSCRIPTION CARVED IN RELIEF. INSCRIPTION PLAIN APART FRON WORDING AT THE HEAD OF THE BOARD AND THE NAME LT AUBER WHICH HAS BEEN PAINTED GOLD. GRAPE AND VINE LEAF CARVED BORDER. ROYAL ARTILLERY BADGE DEPICTED AT THE BOTTOM CENTR EOF THE BOARD. GOLD PAINTED COAT OF ARMS CARVED AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE BOARD.
Inscription
FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR/ IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF/ CHARLE ST LO AUBER/ ONLY SURVIVING SON OF LEWIS ST LO/ AND LOUISA J. AUBER OF THIS TOWN/ LIEUT R.F.A. ATTACHED TRENCH MORTAR BATTERY/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ 19TH OCTOBER 1916/ AND IS BURIED IN MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY/ AGED 21.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height C 2FT, width C 3FT
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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