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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torridge
Town
Hartland
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25936

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Current location

ST NECTANS CHURCH
Hartland
Torridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 236 248
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN TABLET
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM/ DENNIS CHOPE ENGINEER CAPTAIN IN THE ROYAL NAVY/ BORN 24 JUNE 1864 DIED 18 FEBRUARY 1916/ & JOHN ABBOTT CHOPE OFFICER OF CUSTOMS AND EXCISE/ BORN 22 OCTOBER 1866 DIED 19 OCTOBER 1915/ SONS OF THOMAS AND ELIZABETH CHOPE/ THE ABOVE ROOF WAS RESTORED IN 1919 BY THEIR/ TWO SURVIVING BROTHERS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Chope, John Abbott
Chope, William Dennis
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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