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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Lectern or desk
District
South Somerset
Town
Rimpton
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25025

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Current location

The Blessed Virgin Church
Church Lane
Rimpton
South Somerset
Somerset
BA22 8AE
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 6102221836
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CARVED FREE-STANDING WOODEN MEMORIAL LECTERN. HEAD IS CARVED IN SHAPE OF EAGLE. EAGLE SURMOUNTS OCTAGONAL COLUMN WHICH IS SUPPORTED ON FOUR SIDES BY LEGS.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS IN MEMORY OF RIMPTON MEN WHO FELL FOR HOME AND HONOUR 1914-1919/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boncher, William
Brownsea, Harry
Foster, Willie
Frampton, Jim
Mander, Cecil
Miller, Harold
Milverton, Fred
Milverton, Job
Minchington, George
Samson, Tom
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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