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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Teignbridge
Town
Wolborough
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25982
Current location

St Marys Church
Coach Rd
Wolborough
Teignbridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 855 704
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR METAL PLAQUE WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. OAK LEAF AND ACORN DESIGN BORDER
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM/ NORMAN HACKER/ CAPT 2ND BATT. DORSETSHIRE REGIMENT./ BORN IN THIS PARISH 6TH MAY 1890./ KILLED WHILST ON ACTIVE SERVICE WITH HIS/ REGIMENT IN MESOPOTAMIA ON THE/ 26TH OCTOBER 1917./ PEACE, PEACE, HE IS NOT DEAD, HE DOTH NO SLEEP/ HE HATH AWAKENED FROM THE DREAM OF LIFE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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