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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Mendip
Town
Mells
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR EDWIN LUTYENS, SIR ALFRED MUNNINGS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1386
Current location

St Andrew's Church
Mells
Mendip
Somerset
BA11 3PW
England

OS Grid Ref: ST7278349275
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Equestrian statue with portrait figure of Edward Horner on simple stone plinth. On one side is the coat of arms of the Horner family, and on the other Edward Horner's original battlefield cross.
Inscription
SOUTH SIDE: EDWARD/ DEAR SON OF JOHN HORNER AND FRANCES HIS WIFE/ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT NOYELLES/ NOV 21 1917/ AGED TWENTY EIGHT WEST SIDE: SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ LIEUT. E. W. HORNER/ 18TH W.Q.M.O. HUSSARS/ DIED OF/ WOUNDS/ RECEIVED IN ACTION/ NOV 21ST/ 1917. NORTH SIDE: HE HATH OUTSOARED THE SHADOW OF OUR NIGHT
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Horner, Edward W
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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, manner of death, age of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £1000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 8 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK
  • Source: Image Library Published:CONSTABLE & CO 1987

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