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Memorial details

Memorial type
Painting / Print
District
Torridge
Town
Appledore
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2906
Current location

South side near east end of church
St Mary's Church
The Quay/Churchfield Road junction
Appledore
Torridge
Devon
EX39 1RL
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 46407 30666
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Framed print with words and unspecified drawing
Inscription
REMEMBERING THE HEARTACHE, THE PAIN AND THE TEARS HOPING AND PRAYING THAT NEVER AGAIN MAN WILL SINK TO SUCH SORROW AND SHAME THE PRICE THAT WAS PAID WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER EVERY DAY EVERY MONTH NOT JUST EVERY NOVEMBER/"THE ABOVE LINES WERE COMPOSED BY NUMBER 4837249 CORPORAL ARTHUR E OGDEN 1ST BATTALION THE ROYAL LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT OF THE BRITISH BATTALION 1941-1943 WHEN HE WAS IN QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL ROEHAMPTON IN DECEMBER 1974. THIS DRAWING WAS DESIGNED BY VICTOR R J MERRETT HONG KONG DOCKYARD DEFENCE CORPS WHO WAS IN HOSPITAL AT THE SAME TIME. THE LINES WERE DEDICATED TO SISTER O'HARA OF THE FEPOW UNIT IN THE QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL ROEHAMPTON.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Print
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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