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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Devon
Town
Otterton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86111

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Current location

St Michael's Church
Church Hill
Otterton
East Devon
Devon
EX9 7JE
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 08053 85199
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble nowy headed tablet mounted on a rectangular red marble tablet. The badge of the Devon Regiment is cut above the inscription.
Inscription
To the memory of/ PRIVATE PERCY HAROLD PLEASE/ 1ST DEVON REGT./ Born at Otterton on Christmas Day 1894/ Killed in action at Passchendaele Ridge 4th Oct. 1917./ A Member of the Choir for 13 years./ Faithful unto Death.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Please, Percy Harold
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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: Forenames, surname, rank, unit and details of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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