Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Somerset
Town
Ilminster
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24999

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Current location

ON THE WALL OF THE SOUTH AISLE
ST MARY'S CHURCH
Court Barton
Ilminster
South Somerset
Somerset
TA19 0DU
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 36026 14572
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • ILMINSTER GRAMMAR SCHOOL
    Ilminster
    South Somerset
    Somerset
    England

    OS Grid Ref: ST 360 146
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WALL-MOUNTED, BRONZE PLAQUE WITH EMBOSSED LETTERING. SCHOOL CREST AND MOTTO ON THE PLAQUE AT TOP LEFT: COMMEMORATION IS ABOVE THE NAMES WHICH ARE IN TWO COLUMNS, SEPARATED BY A SINGLE LINE. THE WHOLE IS SET WITHIN A MARBLE FRAME. IT IS IDENTICAL TO THE SCHOOL'S WW2 MEMORIAL (IWM 25001) WHICH IT IS HUNG BESIDE. THERE IS A SMALL BRASS PLAQUE BENEATH THE PAIR EXPLAINING THEIR HISTORY.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN MEMORY OF THE BOYS OF/ THIS SCHOOL WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, B S
Bicknell, J M
Bryant, G F
Coombes, B
Cranford, L G
Crough, H E
Elswood, C
Handel, K
Huddy, E
Huddy, J
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials, rank, regiment, honours
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • 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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