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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Mendip
Town
Mells
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Eric Gill ARA (Letter cutter / Engraver)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1390
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: ST 72783 49283
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Dedicatory inscription carved into the wall of the church.
Inscription
IN PIAM MEMORIAM RAYMONDI ASQUITH/ COLL WINTONIENSIS ET BALLIOLENSIS/SCHOLARIS/ COLL OMNIUM ANIMARUM CO SOCII/ QUI IN FORD ET REPUBLICA/ AD OMNIA INGENII VIRTUTISQUE PRAEMUIA/ SPE ET VOTIS AEQUALIUM DESTINATUS/ MEDIO INFLORE AETATIS/ ARMIS PRO PATRIA SUMPTIS FORTITER/ PUGNANS COCIDIIT/ DEFUNCTUM TERRA TENET LONGINQUA/ ET AMICA/ DESIDERO IN EXPLETO PROSEQUITUR SIU/ N. VI NON MDCCCLXXVIII OB XV SEPT MCMXVI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Asquith, Raymond
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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: surname, forename, date of birth, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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