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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sedgemoor
Town
East Brent
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30392
Current location

St. Mary the Blessed Virgin Church
Church Road
East Brent
Sedgemoor
Somerset
TA9 4HZ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST34388 51912
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ON BLACK BASALT MOUNT
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING PARISHIONERS OF EAST BRENT WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ [16 NAMES]/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE YOU A CROWN FOR LIFE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Comer, George Inman
Derrick, Leslie
Durston, John
Emery, Edward
Fisher, Ernest
Gamlen, William Henry
Grant, Alfred
Ham, Frederick C
Ham, Sidney William
Harrison, Albert
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 900MM, width 710MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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