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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
South Hams
Town
Modbury
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25626
Current location

JUNCTION OF HIGH ST AND CHURCH ST
High St
Modbury
South Hams
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 650 510
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND GRANITE OBELISK. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED/ TO HONOUR THE MODBURY MEN/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ 28 OF THEM WHO/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY AND HUMANITY 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR/ 1939-45/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barne, P O John
Blight, Harry
Blinker, John
Coyte, Walter
Davis, Maurice
Dillon, William
Hannaford, Wallace
Haskell, Arthur J
Hill, Charles
Hill, Sydney
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank,forename,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 8
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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