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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Leigh
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24103

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Current location

All Saints Church
Swan Lane.
Leigh
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
SN6 6RD
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 06241 92161
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FREE STANDING TABLET IN THE FORM OF A LARGE OPEN BOOK CARVED BOOK MARK CORD DOWN THE MIDDLE OF THE BOOK
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Francis Edward
Curtis, Ernest John
Curtis, Francis Stanley
Curtis, Herbert
Curtis, Sydney James
Simpson, George Oliver
Skuse, Ruben
Wilkins, Albert Edward
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 3FT, width 4FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • First World War memorial plinth in the churchyard of Leigh All Saints' Old Chancel
  • Grade II
  • 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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