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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)
Maker
Herbert Wauthier, F Osborne and Co. Ltd
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 October 1920
    Attended by: Marquess of Bath
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 October 1920
    Attended by: Dr Kennion, Bishop of Bath and Wells
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7307
Current location

Bath Abbey
High Street
Bath
Bath
Avon
BA1 1LY
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 75091 64771
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plaque with campaign titles, royal arms, regimental crest and Wessex Wyvern.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE OF THE/ 4TH SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY WHO/ MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ INDIA NORTHWEST FRONTIER/ MESOPOTAMIA PALESTINE/ FRANCE GERMANY/ JELLALABAD/ 1914 1919/ (Names)/ AND SO THEY PASSED OVER, AND ALL THE TRUMPETS/ FOR THEM ON THE OTHER SIDE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, S
Allen, G
Allen, L J
Annal, J G
Arnold, D
Arthur, F
Ascott, W R
Ashman, S
Ashmore, C
Austin, A
See details for all 241 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 241
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 241
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: By rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1760mm, width 910mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
May be moved to Memorial Chapel (1995).
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Bath Abbey

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