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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Somerset
Town
Crewkerne
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD (Founder / Foundry)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24880
Current location

St Bartholomew's Church
Abbey Street
Crewkerne
South Somerset
Somerset
TA18 7HY
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 43959 09812
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque , the longer axis horizontal , within a three line border is the inscription in incised letters coloured black with the initial letters in red .
Inscription
ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF THE/ST MICHAEL'S GUILD, CREWKERNE,/ IN MEMORY OF THEIR LATE COMRADE/ LANCE CORPL F. G. COOMBES,/ 2ND BATT WILTS REGT, KILLED IN ACTION /AT RENSBURG FEB 15TH 1900, AGED 21/. "FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT"/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Coombes, F G
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank , initials , surname , unit , manner of death ,place of death , date of death , age at death .
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 280MM, width C 500MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW
  • 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

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