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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torridge
Town
Abbotsham
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25801
Current location

Near the Church door
St Helens Churchyard
Abbotsham
Torridge
Devon
EX39 5AP
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 42446 26428
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Small stone tablet laid at the foot of the Abbotsham Village Memorial Cross.
Inscription
THOMAS ARTHUR V.C./ ROYAL ARTILLERY/ BORN THIS PARISH 1835/ INVESTED JUNE 1856 BY/ QUEEN VICTORIA
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST HELEN
  • 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
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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