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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Somerset
Town
Skilgate
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24686
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Croft Lane
Skilgate
West Somerset
Somerset
TA4 2DH
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 9868927230
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SMALL GOLD MALTESE CROSS IN EACH CORNER; "IHS" EMBLEM ALSO IN GOLD
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD (IHS) AND IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ THE BELLS IN THIS CHURCH WERE RE-HUNG/ AND A FIFTH BELL ADDED TO THE PEAL/ (NAMES)/ 1914 - 1918/ "THEIR NAME LIVETHN FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
The Baptist, St John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 18", width 2FT
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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