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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
North Devon
Town
Bishops Tawton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25474

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Current location

Approx. 20 metres north from School Lane road junction,
Stanley Verney Playing Field
Sanders Lane
Bishops Tawton
North Devon
Devon
EX32 0BB
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 56629 30275
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Playing Field with an associated dedicatory brass plaque attached to the left hand gate pillar. Engraved inscription verses and names infilled with white paint.
Inscription
STANLEY VERNEY PLAYING FIELD / IN MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO FAILED TO RETURN / WORLD WAR II / 3RD SEPT. 1939 - 14TH AUG. 1945 / (6 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Playing / Sports field
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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