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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torridge
Town
Landcross
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25948
Current location

Approx. 234 metres from A388/A386 road junction,
Holy Trinity Church
Church Lane
Landcross
Torridge
Devon
EX39 5JA
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 46274 23849
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Memorial comprises a landscape orientated tablet with stop-chamfered edges and incised inscription and names, attached to a wall mounted backboard. Top edge of tablet contains mirrored pairs of concave and convex curves.
Inscription
+ / To the Glory of God / and in honoured memory of / LANDCROSS MEN WHO SERVED IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / (4 NAMES) / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY PARISHIONERS & FRIENDS, AS A TOKEN / OF RESPECT FOR THEIR LOVE AND DUTY TO KING & COUNTRY.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clarke, Herbert
Oliver, James
Oliver, Samuel John
Oliver, William
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 3
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, manner of death,
    Order of information: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, manner of death,
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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