Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
North Devon
Town
Barnstaple
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72691

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Current location

Doorway between the Victorian and the Tarka galleries
Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon
The Square
Barnstaple
North Devon
Devon
EX32 8LW
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 55862 32973
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Public House sign of 3 tuns (barrels) on top of each other with accompanying brass plaque
Inscription
These tuns hung outside the THREE TUNS public house/in Barnstaple High Street for over 100 years/They were made by WILLIAM JAMES NORMAN of Pilton/who was killed in action on 22nd July 1916/aged 32 years/They have been restored and presented to/the museum in memory by his grandsons/Brian and John
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Norman, William James
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, manner of death, date of death, age, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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