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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45921
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
PLAIN RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO WOODEN BACKBOARD WITH HEAVILY CARVED EDGE. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING BADGE OF THE ROYAL 1ST DEVON YEOMANRY INCISED AT THE TOP LET OF THE PLAQUE. INTERTWINED FOLIATE DESIGN CARVED ON THE EDGE OF THE BACKBOARD
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE/ OF/ REGINALD ERNEST WROTH/ (LATE OF LUPTON BARTON)/ SERGEANT ROYAL 1ST DEVON YEOMANRY/ WHO FELL IN ACTION NEAR JERUSALEM/ 3 DECEMBER 1917 AGED 25 YEARS./ "THY WILL BE DONE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wroth, Reginald Ernest
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
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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