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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cornwall
Town
Penzance
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78738

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Current location

High on the wall near the Entrance
Old Richmond Chapel
Tolver Place
Penzance
Cornwall
Cornwall
TR18 2AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 47087 30727
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Brass plaque bearing an engraved Badge of the Royal Engineers on a wooden backboard.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JOHN DAVEY / KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE / APRIL 1916
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davey, John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Firstname, surname, details of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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