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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torbay
Town
Torquay
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
91680
Current location

Central Church
Tor Hill Road
Torquay
Torbay
Devon
TQ2 5RF
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 91168 64289
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two rectangular mottled brass plaques with inscription in raised capital lettering. The higher plaque commemorates WW1 whilst the plaque below commemorates WW2.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CHURCH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ NOBLE IN LIFE - FAITHFUL IN DUTY - GLORIOUS IN DEATH/ AND A FURTHER MEMORIAL IS THE WEST WINDOW IN THE CHURCH/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allchurch, A J
Allchurch, W H N
Blackler, E D
Bowden, J H
Bulleid, R J
Cleave, R C
Daniels, Kenneth
Davey, H H
Hill, V T
Hole, H
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials and surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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