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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
West Somerset
Town
Dulverton
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 July 2006
    Attended by: Major General Dare Wilson CBE MC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68362

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Current location

Kemps Way
Dulverton
West Somerset
Somerset
TA22 9HL
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 9122 2789
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Portland stone obelisk surmounting a plinth sitting on two-steps. Carved lettering on each face of the plinth. Note that the WW1 names on the 6 o'clock face are not currently known.
Inscription
Twelve o'clock face: 1914-1918/ (Names) Three o'clock face: 1914-1918/ (Names) Six o'clock face: 1914 - 1918/ (Names) Nine o'clock face: 1939-1945/ (Names)/ TO COMMEMORATE THE LOSS/ OF THE CAPTAIN AND 77 CREW/ OF HMS DULVERTON/ 13TH NOVEMBER 1943./ ERECTED BY PUBLIC DONATION AND BY KIND/ GENEROSITY OF THE FAMILY OF BRYAN ALLEN.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Ernest
Blake, James
Bristow, John
Burnett, Cecil William
Chapman, Henry Charles A
Chapman, Henry Charles A
Chilcott, Edwin James
Chilcott, Roy Anthony
Chilcott, Roy Anthony
Clapton, Thomas L A
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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