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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Somerset
Town
Dulverton
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24538

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Current location

South east corner
All Saints Church
Bank Square
Dulverton
West Somerset
Somerset
TA22 9BU
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 91456 28000
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden board with small nowy head. Gilded family crest above inscription and Royal Engineers badge below.
Inscription
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF/ ROBERT HENRY COLLYNS MC/ CHEVALIER DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR/ MAJOR, ROYAL ENGINEERS,/ WHO DIED ON JUNE 1ST 1918 OF WOUNDS/ RECEIVED IN ACTION ON MAY 29TH AND/ WAS BURIED AT EPERNAY, FRANCE,/ AGED 23
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Collyns, Robert Henry
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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: Rank, surname, date of death, regiment, forename, place of burial, manner of death, age of death, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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