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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Devon
Town
Heanton Purchardon
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25560
Current location

ON THE SOUTH WALL EAST OF THE DOOR
HEANTON PURCHARDON CHURCH
Heanton Purchardon
North Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 503 357
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO BRASS PLAQUE EACH MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. WW1 PLAQUE IS ABOVE THE WW2 PLAQUE. INCISED INSCRIPTION
Inscription
UPPER PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) LOWER PLAQUE: ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF/ (NAME)/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE/ IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Coates, P
Easterbrook, W H
Hoxtable, P F
Hutchings, W
Ley, W R
Newcombe, E W
Newcombe, P
Ridge, H
Sanders, A
Tucker, C
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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