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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Woodspring
Town
Congresbury
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29262
Current location

St Andrew's Church
Church Drive
Congresbury
Woodspring
Avon
BS49 5DZ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 43567 63761
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque with wooden surround.
Inscription
+/TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE DEFENCE OF FREEDOM DURING THE TWO WORLD WARS/1914-1918/[NAMES]/1939-1945/[NAMES]./ THEIR NAME LIVETH OFR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, S
Callender, B
Colson, A
Colson, D N
Crook, V
Edwards, E
Edwards, L
Fisher, H
Fisher, L
Foster, H
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 640MM, width 1140MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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