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Memorial details

Memorial type
Unidentified
District
West Devon
Town
Lewdown
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Whit Monday May 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45883
Current location

LEFT HAND SIDE OF MAIN ROAD NEAR THE POST OFFICE
Lewdown
West Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 448 867
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
DESCRIBED AS OCTAGONAL IN SHAPE
Inscription
TO THE VALOUR AND DEVOTION OF THE MEN OF THESE PARISHES WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bickle, T
Cockwill, J H
Dawe, R
Down, W H
Dustan, P P
Heysett, W G
Medland, G
Middleton, S
Osborne, T
Plamer, H J
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment,place of birth
    Order of information: place of birth
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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