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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Sedgemoor
Town
Westonzoyland
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72665
Current location

Standards Road
Westonzoyland
Sedgemoor
Somerset
TA7 0EL
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 35097 34777
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WW1 shell case surmounting a stone plinth and set in an alcove of a wall. Bronze plaque attached to the shell case bears dedication.
Inscription
THI SHELL WAS PRESENTED/ TO WESTONZOYLAND PARISH/ COUNCIL TO COMMEMORATE/ THE MEMORY OF LOCAL MEN/ WHO SERVED IN THE/ 1914-1918 WAR/ WAS ERECTED BY/ C&A STACEY BROS/ WHO SERVED.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL ON ROADSIDE AT NGR ST 3510 3478 TO WEST OF SEDGEMOOR INN
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Erected by Charles Stacey (late 160463 Sapper, Royal Engineers) and Alfred Stacey (late 855 Private, West Somerset Yeomanry and 295116 Somerset Light Infantry) , two brothers who served and who built the house in which front garden the memorial stands. In November 2018 a member of the family still lives in the house whose deeds mention the shell. A third brother, Wallace, was killed in 1917 and is buried at Gaza (31541 Shoeing Smith, Warwickshire Yeomanry)

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