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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Devon
Town
Tavistock
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56085
Current location

St. Eustachius' Church
Plymouth Road
Tavistock
West Devon
Devon
PL19 0AU
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 48119 74431
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, landscape orientated, engraved brass plaque dedicated to the Spencer family. The short inscription and names are enclosed by a continuous single-line border. Lt. A. E. Spencer's name represents the only war casualty.
Inscription
Extract :- IN MEMORY OF WILFRED GLANVILLE SPENCER LIEUT / ROYAL MARINES BORN 1870 DIED 1896 / (.......) / (......) / (........) : ALSO OF ARTHUR / EGERTON SPENCER LIEUT 3rd SHERWOOD FORESTERS / BORN 1896 KILLED ON THE SOMME 1916 SON OF / EDWARD MACREADY SPENCER : (......) / (......) / (......) / (.....) / (.....) / (......) / (......)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Spencer, Arthur Egerton
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, date of birth, manner of death, place of death, year died, relationships
    Order of information: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, date of birth, manner of death, place of death, year died, relationships
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • Church of St Eustachius
  • 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
Sponsorship
Private

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