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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Devon
Town
North Tawton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26039
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
North Tawton
West Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 665 018
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECATNGULAR BRASS PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF. LAUREL LEAF DESIGN ABOVE THE INSCRIPTION AND REGIMENTAL BADGE AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
IN LOVING MMEORY OF/ JOHN LESLIE MORTON SHAW/ ELDEST SON OF JOHN EDWARD & ELLA GRANT SHAW/ OF BROOKLANDS, HOLYWELL GREEN, WHO DIED AT THE/ RED HOUSE, EXETER DEC 18TH 1925, AGED 39 YEARS./ DURING THE GREAT WAR HE SERVED AS CAPTAIN IN/ 8TH BN DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGT & WAS SEVERELY/ WOUNDED IN GALLIPOLI, AUG 1915
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Shaw, J L M
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST PETER
  • Grade I
  • 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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