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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Devon
Town
Otterton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st August 1920
    Attended by: Lord Clinton DL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25364
Current location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH
St Michaels Cl
Otterton
East Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 080 850
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
GRANITE CROSS MOUNTED ON THREE-STEPPED STONE BASE. MEMORIAL IS SURROUNDED BY WROUGHT-IRON FENCE.
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN OF OTTERTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THESE MEN OF OURS, UNSELFISH, UNAFRAID/ WENT TO THE WORLD-WIDE FIGHT/ FORGET NOT HOW THEY FOUGHT, AND HOW WE PRAYED/ FOR ENGLAND AND THE RIGHT/ THEIR NAMES LIVE FOR EVERMORE/ R.I.P./ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Christopher H
Berry, Ernest W
Carter, William E
Follett, Gilbert J
Gorman, John
Harding, Wallace
Hart, Ernest C
Larcombe, Robert C
Larcombe, Thomas W
Marchant, William G
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • 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
History
2009: Listed at Grade II 2008: Otterton Parish Council restored the base and perimeter path around this memorial.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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