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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
South Somerset
Town
Wells
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69617

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Current location

On the west wall under the wooden gallery
Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Wells
South Somerset
Somerset
BA3 4SF
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 61434 51356
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A paper based Roll of Honour is framed and glazed, surmounted on the wall. The decorative border with banner on top, written 'Your prayers are asked for those who have gone. To serve our king & country. By land and sea and air.' Names are under inscription and in alphabetical order by surname.
Inscription
YOUR PRAYERS ARE ASKED/ FOR THOSE WHO HAVE GONE/ TO SERVE OUR KING AND COUNTRY/ BY LAND AND SEA AND AIR/ OUR ROLL OF HONOUR/ PARISH OF EMBOROUGH/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bartlett, W
Bird, A L
Bray, E W
Bray, W W
Dudden, H F
Gait, H
Hockey, R W S
Hockey, S
Loader, E
Loader, H
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 3
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname, initial, rank, regiment
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 700mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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