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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torridge
Town
Shebbear
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS W J SOUTHWOOD AND CO (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25992
Current location

St Michael's Church
Pitt Hill,
Shebbear
Torridge
Devon
EX21 5RU
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 43846 09230
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAQUE IN ELABORATE WOODEN FRAME WITH BASE AND PEDIMENT FLANKED BY TWO PILASTRES CIRCULAR BRASS WREATH ENCLOSES FIRST LINES OF INSCRIPTION
Inscription
ERECTED TO/ HONOUR THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO/ NOBLY DIED AND OF THOSE/ WHO SERVED IN THE/ CAUSE OF LIBERTY/ AND JUSTICE/ GREAT WAR/ VICTORIOUS FALLEN/ (NAMES)/ GALLANTLY SERVED/ (NAMES)/ 1914 FOR GOD/ FOR KING/ & FOR COUNTRY 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackland, John
Ackland, William
Adams, Embert John
Badcock, William
Bale, Alfred
Bale, Archibald
Barrow, Benjamin
Batten, Horace
Batten, William
Blight, Clarence Anthony
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 67
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL
  • 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

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