Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Woodspring
Town
Puxton
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12837

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Current location

ST SAVIOURS CHURCH
Puxton
Woodspring
Avon
BS24 6TF
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 40664 63259
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • ST ANNES CHURCH
    Hewish

    OS Grid Ref: ST 420 080
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Marble tablet in style of scroll. White marble with black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN MEMORY OF/ LCE-CORPL. WILLIAM EDWARD PALMER,/ 59TH BATT. AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE./ ELDEST SON OF COLSTON & MARY PALMER, OF THIS PARISH,/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE, JULY 19TH 1916, DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918,/ AGED 22 YEARS./ THIS TABLET AS ERECTED BY HIS PARENTS/ AND THE PARISHIONERS OF PUXTON, 1920./ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN WOULD LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Palmer, William Edward
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 680MM, width 920MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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