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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mendip
Town
Mells
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30848
Current location

At the west end of the north aisle
St Andrew's Church
Mells
Mendip
Somerset
BA11 3PW
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 72783 49283
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Vobster
    Mendip
    Somerset
    England

    OS Grid Ref: ST 700 490
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
NOWY HEADED BRASS PLAQUE WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION. INCISED FRIEZE OF OAK LEAVES AND ACORNS AND INCISED LATIN CROSS WITH SPLAYED ENDS AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
James, Edger
James, Gilbert
King, Charles
King, Thomas
Tricker, Edward
Vranch, Edward
Vranch, Herbert
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year died, regiment, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 2MM, height 610MM, width 67MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
  • 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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