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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Forest Of Dean
Town
Brockweir
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83948
Current location

Brockweir Moravian Church
Mill Hill
Brockweir
Forest Of Dean
Gloucestershire
NP16 7NG
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 53941 01081
Denomination: Moravian

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Description
Brass rectangular plaque mounted on a wooden backboard. Lettering is a mix of Gothic capitals and Roman capitals. The dates of WW1 sit within an incised laurel wreath at the top centre whilst the names are in 3 columns below the dedication.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ &/ IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN WHO FELL/ IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ THEY DESIRE A BETTER COUNTRY, THAT IS AN HEAVENLY; WHEREFORE GOD/ HATH PREPARED FOR THEM A CITY. HEB XI.16.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowen, Edgar
Butler, Victor
Dibden, Charles
Howells, Arthur
Jones, David
Naish, Herbert
Ravenhil, Ernest
Ravenhill, Edwin
Seamer, Albert
Worgan, Charles
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Forename, surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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