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- Two brass plaques on wooden backing boards mounted on upright of Village Sign
- Top Plaque: Anchor at top. IN MEMORY OF/LIEUTENANT COMMANDER ROY EDWARDS D.S.O. R.N. 39 Yrs/AND/ENSIGN JOHN HOWARD UNITED STATED NAVY 24 Yrs/WHO WERE KILLED/ON 11th JUNE 1942/WHILST DEFUSING A MAGNETIC MINE ON/CORTON BEACH/LEST WE FORGET// Lower Plaque: LEST WE FORGET/IN MEMORY OF THOSE CORTON PERSONNELL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US IN/TWO WORLD WARS/WORLD WAR 1/SAILORS/(Names)/FISHERMEN/(Names)/Soldiers/(Names)WORLD WAR II/Sailors/(Names)/Soldiers/(Names)/Airmen/(Names)/ALSO FOR ALL WHO GAVE THEIR/LIVES FOR US IN ANY ACT OF WAR/THANK YOU REST IN PEACE/GOD BLESS//
- Inscription legible?
- Names on memorial
- Ayers, Francis B
Ayers, William B
Blake, Arthur W
Boon, Birkwood G
Bullen, Frank H
Buttifant, Robert C
Davies, Kenneth G
Fox, Stanley J
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- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
- Corton Parish Council
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