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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torbay
Town
Churston Ferrers
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45920
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
B3022
Churston Ferrers
Torbay
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 904 564
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
NOWY HEADED WW1 PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTIN IN BLACK AND RED LETTERING. ADDITIONAL PLAQUE FOR WW2 WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK AND RED LETTERING IS MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD IS PLACED BELOW. INCISED LAUREL LEAF BORDER ON THE WW1 PLAQUE WITH CROSSED FLAGS AND A RED COLOURED LATIN CROSS AT THE TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
WW1 PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THIS APRISH/ WHO LID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 19/ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" WW2 PLAQUE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brewer, Harold A
Brewin, Thomas B
Double, James
Harvey, Herman
Hockings, Samuel
Langworthy, Walter
Lockyear, William H
Massey, Alexander
Massey, Frederick
Parnell, Frderick
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 558MM, width 762MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
  • Grade II*
  • 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
Responsibility
PCC

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