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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
25296
Current location

ST BONIFACES CHURCH
Crediton
Mid Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 837 003
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
NOWY-HEADED TABLET ON WOODEN BACKBOARD
Inscription
(TO THE MEMORY OF / EDMUND EDWARD TOMPKINS OF / THE WORCESTERSHIRE REGT., / ONLY SON OF EDMUND AND MARY / TOMPKINS OF THIS PARISH. / HE VOLUNTEERED AT THE OUT BREAK / OF THE GREAT WAR PATIENTLY / ENDURED FOR THREE YEARS & FOUR MONTHS / ITS HARDSHIPS & DANGERS, / AND DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN / THE FIGHTING AT LA VACQVENIE, / NEAR CAMBRAI 8TH JAN. 1918 / AGE 31. HE IS INTERRED IN THE CEME- / TERY OF ST SEVERS. ROUEN. / PEACE, PEACE, HE IS NOT DEAD, / HE DOTH NOT SLEEP, / HE HATH AWAKENED FROM THE FREAM OF LIFE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Tompkins, Edmund Edward
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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 birth,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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