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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Devon
Town
Holne
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2943
Current location

Inside the church
St. Mary The Virgin Church
The Village
Holne
West Devon
Devon
TQ13 7SL
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 70583 69489
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular granite tablet with moulded frame. Inscription in black and red lettering. Incised gold cross in the top left corner of the tablet. Badge of the Devonshire regiment in colour in lower right corner of the tablet.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ MAJOR HUGH VICTOR DUKE MC & BAR/ 2ND BATTALION THE DEVONSHIRE REGIMENT/ WHO HAVING SERVED IN MALTA AND SICILY/ WAS KILLED IN NORMANDY ON THE/ 6TH OF JUNE 1944 AGED 25 YEARS/ THOUGH HE FALL, HE SHALL NOT BE CAST AWAY/ FOR THE LORD UPHOLDETH HIM WITH HIS HAND
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Duke, Hugh Victor
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, manner of death, age of death, additional, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 457 mm, width 914 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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