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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Devon
Town
Ilfracombe
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46072
Current location

West end of north wall of nave
Holy Trinity Church
Church Hill
Ilfracombe
North Devon
Devon
EX34 8BL
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 51396 47306
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy headed tablet with a marble backboard, mounted directly above wood panelling. There is a wheel-cross in the centre which divides the four names lists, and there are two shield badges flanking the cross. The top centre is surmounted by the badge of the Devonshire Regiment. Names are inscribed with black lettering, and the dedication is along the base of the backboard in gold lettering.
Inscription
Tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR GOD THEIR KING AND THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WARS OF 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ LORD ALL PITYING JESU BLEST GRANT THEM THY ETERNAL REST Panel: DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY THANKS BE TO GOD WHO GIVETH US THE VICTORY THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD/ RIP
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Leonard W J B
Bailey, George W
Bale, Herbert
Balment, James
Balsdon, Frank
Bamford, Thomas
Barbeary, Harry
Beer, John
Bennett, J Edgar
Berry, William
See details for all 157 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 157
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 157
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 1290mm, width 1680mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Panelling
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 980mm, width 1840mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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