Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Devon
Town
Barnstaple
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: July 1922
    Attended by: Unknown
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25455

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Current location

Located at the top of the staircase at the main entrance to the Guildhall
The Guildhall
Butchers Row
Barnstaple
North Devon
Devon
EX31 1BW
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 55851 33241
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR WOODEN (OAK) BOARD WITH NAMES CARVED IN NINE COLUMNS ON THE BOARD. THE NAMES ON THE BOARD ARE GROUPED BY RANK. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION CARVED ABOVE THEM. REGIMENTAL BADGE AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE BOARD FLANKED BY A ROSE, SHAMROCK, THISTLE AND FOLIATE CARVED GARLAND. AT THE BASE OF THE BOARD IS A KINGLY CROWN AND TORCH FLANKED BY TWO BRANCHES WITH AN ASSOCIATED INSCRIPTION
Inscription
1914 1919/ ERECTED BY THE 6TH BATTALION DEVONSHIRE REGT IN PROUD &/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (> 250 names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, S W
Alford, E J
Allin, A
Ames, J C
Arnold, W
Arthurs, E
Aysh, W
Badcock, F
Baker, L F A
Baker, S
See details for all 244 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 257
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 257
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank, surname, forename initials
    Order of information: rank, surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Barnstaple Town Council
Reference

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