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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Teignbridge
Town
Chudleigh
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD (Founder / Foundry)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25829
Current location

North Wall
St Martin & St Mary Church
Fore Street
Chudleigh
Teignbridge
Devon
TQ13 0HY
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 86692 79408
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR PALE GREY MARBLE TABLET WITH INSET MARGIN OF GOLD TESSERAE WITHIN A MOULDED PINK MARBLE FRAME. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. BRONZE RELIEF DEVONSHIRE REGIMENT BADGE AT THE TOP LEFT HAND CORNER OF THE TABLET
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF LT. SOMERVILLE MONTGOMERIE NEILSON/ DEVON REGIMENT AGED 30. SON OF MATTHEW/ MONTGOMERIE NEILSON OF OAKLANDS INVERNESS/ WHO WAS KILLED WHILST LEADING HIS MEN NR. LENS/ ON 14TH APRIL 1917 FOR KING AND COUNTRY, R. I. P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Neilson, Somerville Montgomerie
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 55MM, height 380MM, width 635MM
    Materials: Marble - Pink
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 275MM, width 525MM
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST MARTIN
  • Grade I
  • 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

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