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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Somerset
Town
Seavington St Michael
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24628
Current location

Nave
South wall.
ST MICHAELS CHURCH
Seavington St Michael
South Somerset
Somerset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 410 149
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE WITH INCISED BLACK LETTERING.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE/ PARISHIONERS OF SEAVINGTON/ IN PROUD MEMORY OF OUR/ FALLEN COMRADES/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR OF/ 1914-19/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Drayton, J
Gummer, J
Hawkins, A
Hawkins, W
Scott, G
Scott, G W
Spurdle, G
Taylor, J
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: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 560MM, width C 400MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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