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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Devon
Town
Ivybridge
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2947
Current location

Right hand side of the altar
St. John the Evangelist
Blachford Road
Ivybridge
West Devon
Devon
PL21 0AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 63482 56386
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White granite rectangular tablet, with a cornice on the top and two corbels on the bottom, with a sword above them. On the top left there is a coloured crest. The inscriptions are in black with some red letters.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ OUR BELOVED SON/ ROBERT EVELYN ORLEBAR/ LIEUTENANT IN THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE'S OWN/ MIDDLESEX REGIMENT (77TH)/ BORN 16TH JUNE 1894/ KILLED IN ACTION AT NEUVE CHAPELLE/ 9TH JAN 1915/ "THE PATH OF DUTY WAS THE WAY TO GLORY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Orlebar, Robert Evelyn
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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, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, surname, date of birth, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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