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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Devon
Town
Barnstaple
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25456
Current location

The Guildhall
Butchers Row
Barnstaple
North Devon
Devon
EX31 1BW
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 55851 33241
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WOODEN BOARD WITH NAMES CARVED IN 9 COLUMNS. ROSE, SHAMROCK, THISTLE AND FOLIATE GARLAND DESIGN CARVED AT THE TOP OF THE BOARD. COLOURED ROYAL COAT OF ARMS AT THE TOP CENTRE WITHIN THE GARLAND. BANNER CARVED AT THE BASE
Inscription
TOP: WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 CENTRE COLUMN: MEN/ OF THIS/ BOROUGH/ WHO MADE/ THE/ SUPRMEM/ SACRIFICE/ MERCHANT/ NAVY/ (NAMES) OTHER COLUMNS: (NAMES) BASE: THEY DIED FOR OUR FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 111
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 111
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,rank
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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