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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Somerset
Town
Timberscombe
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24777
Current location

St Petrock's Church
Church Street
Timberscombe
West Somerset
Somerset
TA24 7TP
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 95596 42056
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
VERY DARK CAST BRONZE PLAQUE with DECORATED BORDER
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF ERIC MAY BATTERSBY, 3RD SON/ OF WORSLEY AND JESSIE BATTERSBY/ OF KNOWLE. CAPTAIN 3RD BATTALION/ ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT, WHO FELL/ FIGHTING FOR HIS COUNTRY AT NEUVE / CHAPELLE IN FRANCE, OCTOBER 28TH 1914/ AGE 30 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Battersby, Eric May
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 18", width 2FT
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST PETROCK
  • Grade I
  • 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
Sponsorship
Private

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