previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Brian Mawdsley

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Brian Mawdsley (WMR-25970)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Teignbridge
Town
Teignmouth
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999), Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25970
Current location

PIER ON THE SEAFRONT
Teignmouth
Teignbridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 940 720
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Square plinth surmounted by tapering plinth and obelisk. Inscription on the sides of the plinth and base. Surrounded by wrought iron railing.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ ERECTED IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ TEIGNMOUTH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE/ MEN AND WOMEN OF TEIGNMOUTH/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 3, 9 AND 12 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Attwood, G H
Barge, W
Bartram, H B
Bennett, E J
Berry, N J
Berry, R
Betsworth, N H
Beyness, J E
Bilton, Laes
Boughton, G
See details for all 171 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 172
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 172
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 146
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 146
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Teignmouth War Memorial
  • 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
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-25970

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.