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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mendip
Town
Mells
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS MORGAN, COLLEGE OF ART KENSINGTON
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 30th June 1949
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1388
Current location

At the west end of the north aisle
St Andrew's Church
Mells
Mendip
Somerset
BA11 3PW
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 727830 49283
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular stone tablet with additional tablet added to the base of the ww2 names. Dedicatory inscription in blue lettering ww1 names in red lettering and ww2 names in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THOSE WHO FOUGHT IN FOREIGN LANDS AND DIED/ FOR ENGLAND THE MEN AND WOMEN OF MELLS HAVE/ SET UP THIS STONE IN LOVE AND GRATITUDE/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ THEY SOUGHT THE GLORY OF THEIR COUNTRY/ THEY BEHOLD THE GLORY OF GOD/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Asquith, Raymond
Baber, Francis
Bates, Geoffrey
Burge, Oliver
Burge, Stanley
Grace, Alfred
Hames, Wyndham
Horner, Edward
Long, Arthur
Phillips, Frank
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 6
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 1440MM, width 1600MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
  • 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

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