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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Devon
Town
Talaton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25420
Current location

ST JAMES THE GREATER CHURCH
Talaton
East Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 067 997
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
GRANITE CROSS SET ON SQUARE STONE PLINTH. PLINTH BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. PLINTH SURMOUNTS OCTAGONAL TWO-STEPPED STONE BASE.
Inscription
1914-1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE BRAVE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WARS/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aarbery, W
Ash, J
Ayres, A J
Ayres, T
Chard, I
Davey, W
Griffin, D
Griffin, H
Hughs, G
Lock, J
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Talaton 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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