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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Mendip
Town
Frome
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 March 1917
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17440
Current location

Situated in the forecourt at the Western end of the church
against the railings between the forecourt and Argyll House to the South.
Unknown site
Frome
Mendip
Somerset
BA11 1PL
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 77679 47923
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Free-standing triangular-headed wooden triptych street shrine with names handwritten onto paper inserts placed in each section of the triptych. Crucifix placed at the centre of the head of the memorial with two union flags placed behind it. A wooden shelf for flowers has been placed below it.
Inscription
Left side: Greater love hath no man than/ this that a man lay down his life/ for his friends./ R. I. P./ (Names) Centre: Holy Father in Thy Mercy/ Hear our anxious prayer/ Keep opur love dones now far absent/ Neath Thy Care/ (Names)/ "Bretheren, prayer for us"/ These men have gone forth from the Church and Parish of S. John the Baptist to/ serve thier King and Country. Right side: (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 227
    Served and returned: 209
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional
    Order of information: surname,additional
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Wood
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal, Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2008: Current location of this memorial is unknown
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 23 March 1917 The Somerset Standard
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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