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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Devon
Town
Butterleigh
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25264
Current location

ST NICHOLAS CHURCH
Butterleigh
Mid Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 975 082
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WHITE MARBLE INSCRIPTION TABLET FLANKED BY TWO COLUMNS WITH THREE INCISED LINES PAINTED GOLD. COLUMNS SUPPORT A TRIANGULAR PEDIMENT. ADDITIONAL TABLET FOR WW2 ON TABLET PLACED AT THE BASE. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK AND GOLD COLOURED LETTERING WREATH WITH GOLD CYPHER IN THE CENTRE AT THE TOP OF THE TABLET AND IT IS FLANKED BY ST GEORGE'S AND THE UNION FLAG WITH BANNER UNDERNEATH
Inscription
FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ ROLL OF SERVICE/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH AND/ DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THE NAME OF THOSE WHO ALSO SERVED ARE RECORDED BELOW/ (NAMES)/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS/ IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THEIR PATRIOTISM/ BRAVERY AND DEVOTION TO DUTY/ THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE/ 1939 - 45/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, S
Bidgood, F
Broom, J
Browse, T H
Dart, A E
Davey, T A
Ellis, W
Gay, G E
Gollop, W
Hagley, F
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 17
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: rank,decorations,regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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