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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Woodspring
Town
Clevedon
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12870
Current location

St Mary's Church
Castle Road
Clevedon
Woodspring
Avon
BS21 7BX
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 40953 72609
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque
Inscription
AMDC/ AND IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF /SAPPER FRANCIS WILLIAM JOHN SMITH/ 2ND WESSEX ROYAL ENGINEERS, AND OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED/ IN HOSPITAL AT BOLOGNE, FRANCE, ON MAY 14TH AD 1915/ FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED WHILST CARRYING A MESSAGE UNDER/ HEAVY FIRE DURING THE GREAT WAR - AGED 20 YEARS/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY SOME OF THE PARISHIONERS WHO GREATLY VALUED THE SERVICES HE RENDERED TO THIS/ CHURCH FOR TEN YEARS, BOTH AS A MEMBER OF THE CHOIR/ AND SERVER AT THE ALTAR/ GLORIA TIBI DOMINE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Smith, Francis William John
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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, date of death,surname, regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,occupation,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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