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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
South Somerset
Town
Kingsbury Episcopi
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1361

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Current location

North west corner of churchyard
St Martins' Church
Kingsbury Episcopi
South Somerset
Somerset
TA12 6BA
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 43648 21086
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone with raised lead lettering
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/EDITH MAY/WIFE OF FRANCIS PARRIS/DIED JULY 12 1943 AGED 52/ ALSO JACK THEIR SON/ KILLED IN ACTION/JUNE 6 1942 AGED 22/INTERRED REICHSWALD/FOREST CEMETERY/AND FRANCIS PARRIS/DIED JUNE 25 1962 AGED 69/ALSO THEIR SON/RICHARD "DICK" PARRIS/1926-2015
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Parris, Jack
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, forename, place of burial, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARTIN
  • Grade I
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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