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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Colerne
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23958
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Village Lane
Colerne
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
SN14 8AY
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 821 712
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tablet with regimental badge above. The carved tablet has a pediments and pilasters each side. Centrally there is a inset tablet with a grey marble border; lettering in black.
Inscription
IN HOC/ SIGNO VINCES/ FALLEN IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THESE DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ (Names)/ READER, DO THOU A PRAYER RENEW/ FOR THOSEWHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR YOU.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boulter, Percy Francis
Fletcher, Edward
Holder, James
Holder, William
Johnson, Frederick
Moules, Leonard
Osborne, Wilfred
Ricketts, Charles
Rowe, Francis
Sheppard, Gordon John
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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