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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Teignbridge
Town
Widecombe In The Moor
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25976

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Current location

OLD CHURCH HOUSE
Widecombe In The Moor
Teignbridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 710 760
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
15IN NAVAL SHELL WITH DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION
Inscription
THIS 15IN NAVAL SHELL WAS PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL WAR SAVINGS COMMITTEE IN 1920 TO THE PEOPLE OF WIDECOMBE IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR EFFORTS DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR GATHERING SPHAGNUM MOSS FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF WOUNDS (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Relic
    Measurements: width 15IN
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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