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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Devon
Town
Broadclyst
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25201

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Current location

St. John the Baptist Church
Church Close
Broadclyst
East Devon
Devon
EX5 3EL
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 98180 97270
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
1) Four-light, stained glass window. Left, 1st. light depicts "Peace" and the right, 4th. light depicts "Victory". Across the base of all lights is a continuous inscription. 2) Associated wall mounted, linear array of incised stone panels set beneath the sill of the stained glass window, form the WW1 memorial. An additional smaller group of wall mounted stone panels are set immediately below, for WW2 casualties. Both inscription verses pan above the full width of their respective WW1, WW2 panel groups. All lettering infilled with red paint. Either side of the WW1 panel group is a decorative niche, each containing a carved stone figure.
Inscription
Window lights : THE HAVEN OF REST || I HAVE NOT FOUND SO GREAT || FAITH, NO NOT IN ISRAEL || SAINT GEORGE Upper tablet : TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR ENGLAND AND FOR FREEDOM IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / OFFICERS / (9 NAMES) / N.C.O.'S / (18 NAMES) / MEN / (50 NAMES) / Lower tablet : IN MEMORY OF THESE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF HUMAN FREEDOM 1939 -1945 / (20 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Henry S.
Andrews, Harry
Andrews, Reginald
Bird, Walter F
Blackmore, Arthur
Bradford, John
Bulley, Arthur J
Bussell, Reginald J
Chambers, Charles E
Chambers, Henry
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Rank, alphabetical by surname in each rank group
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • 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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