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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Taunton Deane
Town
Taunton
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Maker
MR IVOR FRANCIS SHELLARD AMICE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16th March 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16th March 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Bath and Wells
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1326
Current location

Vivary Park
Taunton
Taunton Deane
Somerset
TA1 3QE
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 23000 24000
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four-stepped base surmounted by plinth and square column with names on. Four pillars around the column support a domed roof. WW2 names on a metal plaque attached to one side of the plinth.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: (NAMES)/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF AUNTON'S GLORIOUS DEAD SIDE TWO: (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, A
Adams, A
Adams, A
Adams, A
Adams, C J
Adams, C W
Adams, J
Adams, W J
Adams, W S
Addicott, A
See details for all 449 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 449
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 449
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 162
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 162
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Aphabetical by surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN VIVARY PARK
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £3401 10S 11P

Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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