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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Taunton Deane
Town
Taunton
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS W J SOUTHWOOD AND CO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46390
Current location

in St Andrew's Chapel
St Mary Magdalene Church
Church Square
Taunton
Taunton Deane
Somerset
TA1 1SA
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 22876 24615
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain Brass Plaque with incised black lettering, and a dome shaped top and base, on a wooden backboard which mirrors its shape
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF/ HAROLD WONSON WATERMAN/ OF THE HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY/ ATTACHED TO THE 1ST FIELD SURVEY BATTN R.E./ ONLY SON OF THE LATE/ F. W. WATERMAN AND E. M. WATERMAN/ OF THIS TOWN/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT/ BULLY RIDGE FRANCE/ SEPTEMBER 7TH 1918/ AGED 23 YEARS/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Waterman, Harold Wonson
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forename, place of birth, manner of death, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 650mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 800mm, width 580mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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