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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Mendip
Town
Mells
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR EDWIN LUTYENS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1385
Current location

Selwood Street/ Fairview
Mells
Mendip
Somerset
BA11 3QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 72918 49146
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Curved wall with a column centrally surmounted by St George. Three stone tablets attached to the wall with the names, two circular.
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR 1914-18/ WE DIED IN/ A STRANGE LAND/ FACING/ THE DARK CLOUD/ OF WAR/ AND THIS STONE/ IS RAISED TO US/ IN THE HOME/ OF OUR DELIGHT/ MCMXIV &MCMXIX/ MCMXXXIX/ MCM XLV (BRIDGES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Asquith, Raymond
Baber, Francis
Bates, Stanley Geoffrey
Burge, Oliver Samuel
Burge, Stanley
Chamberlalin, Edgar
Fricker, Edwin
Grace, Alfred
Hames, Wyndham
Horner, Edward Wm
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forename
    Order of information: Alphabeticle by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabeticle by surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Mells War Memorial
  • 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: £400

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Image Library Published:CONSTABLE & CO 1987
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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