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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Mendip
Town
Wells
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24681
Current location

Wells Cathedral
Cathedral Green
Wells
Mendip
Somerset
BA5 2UA
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 55125 45875
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The figures of St George and St David are engraved high above the alter with a dedicatory brass plaque with a dedication written in incised lettering mounted on a nearby wall.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE FREEMASONS OF/ SOMERSET WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ KING & COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR OF/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED AND THE FIGURES OF ST GEORGE &/ ST DAVID WERE PLACED ABOVE THE HIGH ALTAR BY THEIR/ BRETHEREN/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, A H
Blinman, P
Burrough, F T
Doudncy, C E
Dyke, W B
Fielding, E F
Goodman, T
Howard, C R
Jane, W
Knight, Stew B
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 910MM, width 610MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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