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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Devon
Town
Combe Raleigh
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856), 19th Century Wars (1800-1899), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25251
Current location

ST NICHOLAS CHURCH
Combe Raleigh
East Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 158 024
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall-mounted stone tablet with substantial green marble surround.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOMAS MOLYNEUX GRAVES /LTN. R.E. BORN 22 MAR 1831./ KILLED ON THE ASSAULT ON REDAN 18 JUN 1855/ AND THOMAS MOLYNEUX GRAVES /LTN. 76 PUNJABIS INDIAN ARMY/ BORN 1 JUN 1890 AT WOODBINE HILL COMBE RALEIGH. KILLED IN/ ACTION AT SANNA-I-AT MESOPOTAMIA 22 APRIL 1916. THE ELDEST SON/ AND GRANDSON OF J.S. GRAVES ESQ OF WOODBINE HILL, COMBE RALEIGH./ THESE WERE MEN WHO PUT THEIR DUTY ABOVE ALL ELSE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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