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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Lectern or desk
District
North Devon
Town
Swimbridge
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63917

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Current location

In front of west door,
St. James the Apostle Church
Main Road
Swimbridge
North Devon
Devon
EX32 0PW
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 62095 29990
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Litany desk with brass plate.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF ERNEST GEORGE SYMONDS SERGEANT ROYAL NORTH DEVON HUSSARS WHO WAS KILLED AT SUVLA BAY GALLIPOLI ON NOVEMBER 2nd 1915 PRESENTED TO THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST JAMES SWYMBRIDGE BY HIS SORROWING FATHER WALTER SYMONS OF MARSH IN THIS PARISH. (line spacing unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Symons, Ernest George
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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: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, relationships
    Order of information: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, relationships
Components
  • Kneeling desk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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