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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Somerset
Town
Kingsbury Episcopi
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30839
Current location

EAST SIDE OF ENTRANCE DOOR
ST MARTINS CHURCH
Kingsbury Episcopi
South Somerset
Somerset
BA22 8UJ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 50674 15422
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET, PITCHED AT TOP. INCISED BLACK LETTERING. BLACK SLATE MOUNT.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ WALTER TALBOT,/ FOR 13 YEARS FAITHFUL SERVANT OF THIS CHURCH,/ WHO FELL IN ACTION IN FRANCE AUG 7TH 1917 AGED 37./ ALSO OF/ ELI GILLETT / WHO FELL IN ACTION AUG 17TH 1918 AGED 38./ "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gillett, Eli
Talbot, Walter
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARTIN
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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