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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shelter
District
Mid Devon
Town
Washfield
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: c. 1918
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25390

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Current location

Village Green
Washfield Lane
Washfield
Mid Devon
Devon
EX16 9RB
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 93635 15372
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Shelter with dedicatory tablet on the right hand side. On small green in front of the old schoolhouse.
Inscription
THIS SHELTER/ WAS ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE/ THE MEN OF WASHFIELD/ WHO SERVED ABROAD DURING/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names) According to Historic England listing 'For God, For King, For Country. To Commemorate the Great War 1914-18' on timber wallplate.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abraham, J. H.
Bishop, F.
Bowden, E.
Cranc, W. J.
De Las Casas, M.
Edworthy, J.
Hill, J. H.
Hooper, W.
Hunt, J.
Kerslake, J.
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initials, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
Components
  • Pavilion
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone, Slate, Wood
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL SEAT
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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