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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mendip
Town
Rodney Stoke
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24650
Current location

ON THE SOUTH WALL OF THE NAVE
ST LEONARDS CHURCH
Rodney Stoke
Mendip
Somerset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 480 500
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
OAK BOARD
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ERNEST JONATHAN PEARCE/ OF HMS GLORIOUS, SUNK BY/ THE GERMANS, JUNE 9TH 1940/ OUR FIRST WAR LOSS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 25MM, height 270MM, width 400MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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