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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
North Devon
Town
Swymbridge (swimbridge)
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25691
Current location

North West Churchyard
St James the Apostle Church
Swymbridge (swimbridge)
North Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 620 300
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND GRANITE OBELISK. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS ENCLOSED BY CHAIN LINK AND BOLLARDS
Inscription
FACE ONE: TO THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ (NAMES) FACE TWO: 1914/ 1919/ 1939 1945/ (NAMES) FACE THREE AND FOUR: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cook, J
Cox, A
Elworthy, E C
Irute, F J
Iucker, G
Liverton, G
Lock, T A
Luscombe, G C
Marlow, W J
Mears, F
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C15FT
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Swimbridge War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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