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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sedgemoor
Town
East Lyng
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46336
Current location

St. Bartholomew's Church
Main Road
East Lyng
Sedgemoor
Somerset
TA3 5AU
England

OS Grid Ref: ST33270 28873
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN RECTANGULAR TABLET SET ON TO THE EXTERIOR WALL OF THE CHURCH
Inscription
IN GRATITUDE TO ALMIGHTY GOD/ FOR VICTORY IN THE GREAT WARS 1914 - 1918/ AND 1939 - 1945 AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN/ AND WOMEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO/ SERVED IN H.M. FORCES DURING THOSE WARS/ 1914 - 1918/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)/ SERVED/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)/ SERVED/ (NAMES)/ WOMEN/ (NAMES)/ *WOUNDED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ames, F J
Boon, C
Brewer, H
Buncombe, A
Buncombe, S W
Champion, J
Churchill, W T
Crane, T J
Dare, T
Gunningham, E
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 34
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 35
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1120MM, width 890MM
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ELYNG02

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