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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Isles Of Scilly
Town
High Town
County
Isles Of Scilly
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35551

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Current location

St Martin's Church
High Town
Isles Of Scilly
Isles Of Scilly
TR25 0QL
England

OS Grid Ref: SV 92841 15618
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Near the entrance to the church a square stone base surmounted by plinth and obelisk. Inscription on plinth.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / THOMAS J ASHFORD / FREDERICK ASHFORD / BROTHERS. ALSO / EDWIN ASHFORD / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR / THEIR COUNTRY'S SAKE IN THE LATE WAR. / 1914-1918 / ALSO THOSE BORN IN AND / ALL OTHERS WHO WENT FROM ST MARTINS / TO SERVE, TO SAVE THEIR COUNTRY. / IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashford, Edwin
Ashford, Frederick
Ashford, Thomas J
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, relationships
    Order of information: Forename, surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 310 mm, height 1459 mm, width 310 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 570 mm, height 570 mm, width 570 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 940 mm, height 180 mm, width 940 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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