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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Devon
Town
Crediton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25294
Current location

ST BONIFACES CHURCH
Crediton
Mid Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 837 003
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN WHITE INSCRIPTION TABLET MOUNTED ONTO A DARKER STONE BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING
Inscription
IN MEMORYOF/ COMMANDER ALEXR Y. M. C. SPEARMAN, R.N. OF THIS PARISH,/ AND OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF THE COLLINGWOOD BATTALION, ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION,/ WHO FELL IN ACTION IN GALLIPOLI, ON 4TH JUNE 1915,/ WHEN THE BATTN WAS PRACTICALLY DESTROYED./ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THE SURVIVORS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Spearman, Alex Y C
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Commemorations
  • 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,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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