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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Torridge
Town
Monkleigh
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25954
Current location

CHURCHYARD
NORTH OF CHURCH
PARISH CHURCH
Monkleigh
Torridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 458 207
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
VERY SHORT ROUGH HEWN OBELISK ON SQUARE PLINTH AND SINGLE STEP. NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED ON THREE IDENTICAL PLAQUES, NAMES OF THE FALLEN AND INSCRIPTION IN LEAD
Inscription
(FRONT) TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ HONOURED MEMORY OF MONKLEIGH MEN/ WHO GAVETHEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THESE MEN OF OURS, UNSELFISH, UNAFRAID/ WENT TO THE WORLD WIDE FIGHT/ REMEMBER HOW THEY FOUGHT, AND HOW WE PRAYED/ FOR ENGLAND AND FOR RIGHT (BACK AND SIDES) ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banbrook, J
Bawden, W
Beer, E
Bissett, C
Bissett, H
Bond, J
Brand, P
Brand, R
Braund, C
Clarke, C
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 58
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: rank,year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
Condition
History
SOME LICHEN GROWTH
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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