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Memorial details

Memorial type
Lamp or lighting
District
Torridge
Town
Shebbear
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25994

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Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: SS 43849 09228
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
COMPLETION OF LIGHTING IN CHURCH WITH ASSOCIATED WOODEN BOARD RAF BADGE
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF ERIC JOHN LOCK/ FLIGHT ENGINEER RAFVR WHO WAS/ KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE 24 DECEMBER 1943/ AGED 20. HIS PARENTS COMPLETED THE/ LIGHTING OF THIS CHURCH/ IN THY LIGHT WE SHALL SEE LIGHT
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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