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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Hams
Town
Ermington
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25571
Current location

ST PETERS AND ST PAULS CHURCH
Ermington
South Hams
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 638 533
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
MARBLE TABLET, PITCHED AT TOP WITH BRACKETS AT BASE. INCISED GILT LETTERING.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN WITHERIDGE EDMUNDS/ A SCHOLAR OF THIS SUNDAY SCHOOL/ KILLED IN ACTION IN THE DARDANELLS/ AUGUST 21ST 1915, AGED 19 YEARS/ HE HAS LAID DOWN HIS SWORD, TO TAKE UP THE CROWN./ FORMERLY ERECTED IN THE METHODIST CHAPEL
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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