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Memorial details

Memorial type
Land
District
South Somerset
Town
Aller
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65460
Current location

Turn Hill
Turnhill Road
Aller
South Somerset
Somerset
TA10 0QX
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 41384 31729
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Turn Hill, Somerset, is a plot of just over an acre overlooking the battlefield of Sedgemoor across to the Quantocks. It was given to the National Trust in 1918 by the parents of Lt Bryson Bellot of the 1st North Somerset Yeomanry, who was killed in France on 27 March 1918.
Inscription
Presented to the/ National Trust/ by Hugh & Beatrice/ Bellot in memory/ of their son/ Lt Bryson Bellot NSY/ 1914-1918
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, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Land
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Acquisition funded by Dr Hugh H L Bellot; land purchased from Mr J Peppard. .

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
The National Trust
Reference

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