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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torridge
Town
Monkleigh
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55698
Current location

North side of altar
grey marble tablet. On it is a slightly smaller white tablet
St George's Church
Monkleigh
Torridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 458 206
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Grey Marble Tablet on White Tablet The inscription is raised on a square over the surrounding marble.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ AUGUSTUS SALTREN WILLETT/ ELDEST SON OF/ JOHN SALTREN WILLETT,/ OF PETTICOMBE IN THIS PARISH/ MAJOR OF THE 17th LANCERS/ WITH WHICH REGIMENT HE SERVED/ AT THE BATTLE OF ALMA/ AND DIED OF CHOLERA IN THE CRIMEA/ OCTOBER 22nd 1854/ AGED 57 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1500m, width 900mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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