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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torbay
Town
Wellswood, Torquay
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45930
Current location

St. Matthias' Church
Babbacombe Road
Wellswood
Torquay
Torbay
Devon
TQ1 2QG
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 93181 64172
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain rectangular white marble tablet set within a marble frame with triangular pediment. Inscription in black lettering.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO/ THE UNDYING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF ILSHAM/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ "EVERY MAN MUST DIE: BUT IT IS GIVEN TO FEW/ TO DIE FOR THEIR COUNTRY."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 12
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height C 750mm, width C 330mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST MATTHIAS
  • 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

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