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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
East Devon
Town
Woodbury
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25461
Current location

ST SWITHINS CHURCH
Woodbury
East Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 010 870
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CARVED WOODEN SCREEN AND PANELS. CENTRAL PANEL BEARS LETTERING. NAMES OF SWW FALLEN UNDERNEATH. CARVED FIGURES INCLUDE ST ANDREW, ST GEORGE AND ST SWITHIN. DECORATIVE BORDER ALONG LONG WITH CARVED FIGURES OF CHERUBS.
Inscription
WITH GRATEFUL HEARTS AND PRAYING THAT THE NAMES ON/ THIS TABLET MAY BE WRITTEN IN/ HEAVEN, THE PEOPLE OF WOODBURY/ HAVE SET UP THIS MEMORIAL/ PRGAN AND SCREEN IN HONOUR/ OF THEIR MEN WHO SERVED AND/ DIED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ FOR THEIR DEFENCE OF US, OUR CHURCH AND HOMES WE PRAISE THEE O GOD/ ALSO THOSE WHO SERVED AND/ DIED IN THE 2ND GREAT WAR 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ash, H J
Back, F J
Back, H J
Brockinghrs, L L
Carder, C P
Carter, C C B
Chaphan, R J
Coofrey, J B
Coss, A
Coss, P C
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 36
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height C 8 FT, width C 15 FT
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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