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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Devon
Town
Beer
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55309
Current location

North Wall
St Michaels Church
Beer
East Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 230 894
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
First World War part is a wooden Board on Wood Base. Figure of Crucifixion above the inscription. Beneath is the Second World War part.
Inscription
UPPER TABLET: LET US REMEMBER/ BEFORE GOD THE MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919 (NAMES)/ TANTA TESTIUM NUBES/ SONS OF THIS PLACE LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE WERE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY WEEP/ (...)ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP LOWER TABLET: ALSO THOSE FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1800mm, width 1200mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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