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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
East Devon
Town
Uplyme
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25431
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Uplyme
East Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 325 935
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CROSS OF IRON USED AS DOOR KNOCKER.
Inscription
"FOUND IN DOOR OF A DUGOUT BEHIND THE GERMAN LINES AFTER BRITISH ATTACKED VIMY RIDGE EASTER 1917. PRESENTED BY THE BATTERY COMMANDER WHOSE GUNS OCCUPIED THE POSITION."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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