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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Cornwall
Town
Bodmin
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52727
Current location

WALL OF SOUTH AISLE TO RIGHT OF MAIN ENTRANCE DOOR
ST PETROCS CHURCH
Bodmin
North Cornwall
Cornwall
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 074 670
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PALE MARBLE TABLET AND DARK MARBLE SURROUND OBLONG SHAPE TABLET WITH SEMICIRCULAR ARCH AT TOP WHICH CONTAINS DCLI BADGE. WHITE MARBLE BORDER ORNATELY DECORATED WITH PARTIALLY GOLD OAK LEAF MOTIF. FRAME IS LARGE WIDE GREEN MARBLE.
Inscription
INLOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN REUBEN JAGO/ SERGEANT 1ST 4TH DCLI/ ONLY SON OF JOHN ALBERT AND/ ELIZABETH JAGO OF THIS PARISH/ WHO HAVING VOLUNTEERED FOR/ IMPERIAL SERVICE AT THE OUTBREAK/ OF WAR SERVED IN INDIA, ADEN,/ EGYPT & PALESTINE. HE WAS/ KILLED IN ACTION AT NEBY SAMWIL/ NOV. 22ND 1917 AND IS BURIED IN/ THE MILITARY CEMETERY AT/ JERUSALEM/ AGED 27/ IHAVE FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT, I HAVE KEPT THE FAITH.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Jago, John Reuben
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: forename,rank,regiment,relationships,place of death,year died,age of death
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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