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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Devon
Town
Bampton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25244

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Current location

St Michael's and All Saints' Church
Bampton
Mid Devon
Devon
EX16 9NG
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 95654 22243
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FARMED WHITE MARBLE INSCRIPTION TABLET FLANKED BY TWO COLUMNS WHICH SUPPORT A ?NOWY-HEADED PEDIMENT. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. WHOLE IS SUPPORTED BY TWO BRACKETS GOLD-COLOURED CREST AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE FRAME
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ CAPT. ANKETELL MOUTRAY READ V.C./ NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGT AND THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS,/ WHOSE MORTAL REMAINS LIE AT/ LE RUTOIRE NEAR LOOS, WHERE/ HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ IN THE BATTLE OF THE 25TH SEPT 1915./ HIS GALLANTRY, WHEN HE WAS/ PARTLY GASSED, IN RALLYING MEN/ UNDER A WITHERING FIRE, GAINED/ HIM THE HIGHEST MILITARY HONOUR./ BORN OCT. 27TH 1884./ "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Read, Anketel Moutray
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS
  • 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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