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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
24779
Current location

ST PETROCKS CHURCH
Timberscombe
West Somerset
Somerset
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 956 420
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SIMPLE RECTANGULAR PLAQUE INCISED CROSS BREAKING TOP LINE OF INSCRIPTION
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND/ CLIFFORD MERSON/ L. CORPL. DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LT. INF./ KILLED IN ACTION ON THE SOMME/ 16TH SEPT. 1916. AGED 34 YEARS/ "THY WILL BE DONE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Battersby, Eric
Chapman, Frank
Elford, George
Thorne, Reginald
Thorne, Sidney
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
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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