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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 (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46399
Current location

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
NOWY HEADED PLAQUE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ THE DEAR MEMORY OF/ HARRY VAN TROP/ WHO SERVED AS A VOLUNTEER WITH THE 22ND ROYAL FUSILIERS/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR FROM SEPT 14TH 1914/ AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION MAY 23RD 1916/ ON THE VIMY RIDGE NEAR SOUCHEZ, FRANCE/ AGED 34 YEARS/ SERVED WITH THE WEST SOMERSET YEOMANRY IN THE BOER WAR OF 1899 - 1902/ HIS DUTY DONE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Van Trop, Harry
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 440MM, width 740MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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