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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torbay
Town
Tormohun, (Torre), Torquay
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 March 1928
    Attended by: Deputy Mayor of Torquay
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51004
Current location

St. Saviour's Church was an Anglican church
formerly the parish church of Tormohun
one of the ancient parishes of Torquay. It was declared redundant in the 1960s and is now a Greek Orthodox church
with a new dedication.
St. Andrew's Churchyard (Formerly St. Saviour's Churchyard)
St. Elfrides Road
Tormohun
(Torre)
Torquay
Torbay
Devon
TQ2 5SG
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 90958 64303
Denomination: Greek Orthodox

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Previous locations
  • Tor School
    Barton Road
    Torquay
    Torbay
    Devon
    TQ2 5BZ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SX 906 648
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Tor School
    South Street
    Torre
    Torbay
    Devon
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Exterior located, large nowy-headed tablet with Latin cross at the head between the dates. Names in three columns. Smaller dedicatory tablet at base of memorial.
Inscription
Main tablet : 1914 + 1918 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD, AND IN HONOURED MEMORY / OF THE OLD BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR. / " THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE."/ (57 NAMES) / Tablet at base : For former pupils of / Tor School in East Street Torquay
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Carrara
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
  • 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
History
Memorial was broken into pieces and later repaired locally.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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