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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sedgemoor
Town
Weare
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24865
Current location

St. Gregory's Church
Sparrow Hill Way
Weare
Sedgemoor
Somerset
BS26 2LE
England

OS Grid Ref: ST41404 52683
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH DARK STONE MOUNT. BLACK LETTERING. TABLET IS CURVED AT TOP WITH WOODEN SHELF BELOW.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE WEARE PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY MR ROBERT HAM, VICARS CHURCHWARDEN, MARCH 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, A C
Berry, W J
Body, J C
Day, I
Grimstead, F J
Loxton, R J E
Nuttycombe, E
Wall, B
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,additional
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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