Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mendip
Town
Butleigh
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24432

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Current location

On a pillar
St Leonard's Church
High Street
Butleigh
Mendip
Somerset
BA6 8SA
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 52007 33923
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WOODEN BOARD WITH INSCRIPTION IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING
Inscription
1914-1918/ THE TRIBUTE OF THE/ WOMEN'S SECTION OF/ THE BRITISH LEGION TO/ THE MEN OF BUTLEIGH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, William
Arthur, Frank
Bigge, John
Bond, Albert
Bugler, William
Gass, Murray
Gresley, Stukeley
Killen, Albert
Loveless, Fred
Masters, Arthur
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename,surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename,surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 970mm, width 510mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: height 310mm, width 41mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST LEONARD
  • 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
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Women's Section of British Legion
Responsibility
PCC

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