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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
24554
Current location

east end of south wall 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
Marble Tablet with the ROYAL ENGINEERS CAP BADGE IN TOP LEFT CORNER, on a marble backboard
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM JAMES NORMAN M.C./ COLONEL, ROYAL ENGINEERS./ SERVED THROUGHOUT THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ AND AFTERWARDS IN THE SURVEY OF INDIA/ FOR 19 YEARS/ DIED AT DEHRA DUN DEC. 11. 1940. AGED 46./ A LIFE OF QUIET WISDOM AND GREAT UNSELFISHNESS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Norman, William James
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age,occupation,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 410mm, width 650mm
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 320mm, width 520mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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