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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torridge
Town
Alwington
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45885

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Current location

South side
east end,
St. Andrew's Church
Church Lane
Alwington
Torridge
Devon
EX39 5DA
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 40476 23157
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Incised white marble tablet set into a red-mottled marble frame. BLACK LETTERING INCISED BLACK PAINTED LATIN CROSS AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / TRISTRAM JAMES PINE-COFFIN / 3RD BATT. DEVON REGT. ATTACHED INTELLIGENCE CORPS / WHO WAS KILLED 23RD SEPT 1919, WHILST CARRYING / OUT HIS DUTIES IN ASSISTING THE WITHDRAWAL / OF OUR TROOPS FROM THE MURMANSK DISTRICT / OF NORTH RUSSIA. AGED 34, AND WAS / BURIED AT KANDALAKSHA, RUSSIA. / ALSO IN MEMORY OF HIS WIFE ETHEL PINE-COFFIN / WHO DIED AT NEW PORTLEDGE, MELSETTER, RHODESIA / 2ND FEBRUARY 1914.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Pine-coffin, Tristram James
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Red
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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