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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Somerset
Town
Dunster
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24552
Current location

north east corner of nave
St George's Church
Church Street
Dunster
West Somerset
Somerset
TA24 6SH
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 99025 43665
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain Brass Plaque with inscribed lettering
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ D'ARCY FRANK BLOFELD/ BORN 21ST APRIL 1890/ SEC. LIEUT 2ND LIFE GUARDS/ ONLY SON OF FRANK AND LESLIE BLOFELD/ OF DUNSTER LODGE/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES, FLANDERS/ 12TH MAY 1915 IN THE 26TH YEAR OF HIS AGE/ DOMINO QUID REDDAM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blofeld, Darcy Frank
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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: surname, rank, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,age,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 15mm, height 470mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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