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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Hams
Town
Salcombe
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25669
Current location

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
Salcombe
South Hams
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 730 390
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR WOODEN BOARD WITHIN RAISED WOODEN FRAME. INCISED LETTERING PAINTED IN GILT. REGIMENTAL BADGES AT TOP LEFT AND TOP RIGHT.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ALFRED LORAINE GURNEY-RICHMOND/ MAJOR THE KING'S SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY/ KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION AT DEAL/ 30TH OCTOBER 1940/ " AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE/ MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER HIM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Calkin, John Ernest
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 455MM, width 810MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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