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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torridge
Town
Monkleigh
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55699
Current location

North side of altar
St George's Church
Monkleigh
Torridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 458 206
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Grey Marble Tablet on White Marble Tablet. Above the inscription is the Royal Artillery Badge
Inscription
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF/ ARCHIBALD JOHN SALTREN-WILLETT/ LIEUT-COLONEL ROYAL ARTILLERY/ BORN AT PETTICOMBE 9th OCTOBER 1866/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FLANDERS 11Lth OCTOBER 1917/ MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES/ BURIED IN THE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY VLAMERTINGHE/ "THE LORD WATCH BETWEEN ME AND THEE WHEN/ WE ARE ABSENT ONE FROM ANOTHER". ERECTED BY HIS WIFE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    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,place of birth,place of burial,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 900mm, width 1350m
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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