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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bath
Town
Bath
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1920
    Attended by: Mr W J Barber
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7243
Current location

Manvers Street Baptist Church
Manvers Street
Bath
Bath
Avon
BA1 1JW
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 75265 64480
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
Oblong bronze plaque with raised guilded lettering in Roman capitals. Border around top and sides with floral plaques uniformly placed as decoration. Cornice positioned at top and bottom.
Inscription
IN SACRED MEMORY OF THE YOUNG MEN OF THIS / CHURCH AND INSTITUE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 IN DEFENCE OF THE / LIBERTIES OF NATIONS. / (Names) / "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man may lay down/ his life for his friends."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angus, N
Ascott, W
Barber, G E
Barnes, G K
Billett, H
Cheeseman, F
Chesterman, H T
Curtis, W
Dowding, E
Duck, E
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 680 mm, width 1060 mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Manvers Street Baptist Church
Reference
  • Bath Chronicle, 6 November 1920, page 13 with photograph on page 28

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