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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torridge
Town
Yarnscombe
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2910

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Current location

North wall of hall
Victory Hall
Yarnscombe
Torridge
Devon
EX31 3LB
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 56154 23605
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular plaque mounted on wooden backboard. Plaque affixed to board with a screw at each corner. Plaque has a decorative floral border, with black line surround. Lettering engraved in black and red.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE OF YARNSCOMBE/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ KILLED IN ACTION/ (NAMES)/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brightmore, C
Brown, J
Darch, A
Down, W
Ellis, T
Ford, A
Kent, J
Mcleod, J
Moore, A
Oatway, G
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 22
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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