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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
North Devon
Town
Swimbridge
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63918

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Current location

Generalised Churchyard grid co-ordinates,
St. James the Apostle Churchyard
Main Road
Swimbridge
North Devon
Devon
EX32 0PW
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 62066 30000
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Addition to family gravestone.
Inscription
IN / LOVING MEMORY / OF / WALTER JOHN TURNER / 1st GLOSTER REGT / SECOND SON OF W AND E TURNER / LATE OF THIS PARISH / WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT / LA BASSE FRANCE JANy 31st 1915 / AGED 20 YEARS / OF SUCH IS THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Turner, Walter John
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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, regiment, relationships, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death
    Order of information: Forenames, surname, regiment, relationships, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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