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HER Number:MDV104296
Name:War Memorials in Holy Trinity Church

Summary

Within the church are two memorials to the fallen of World War I and World War II.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 637 166
Map Sheet:SS61NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBurrington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBURRINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I to World War II - 1914 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Brine, M. E., 2013, War Memorials, Photo (Website). SDV351333.

A fine brass tablet dedicated to the memory of Burrington men who lost their lives in World War 1 can be found in the Church of All Saints.
The inscription reads: "To the Glory of God - in memory of the following men who gave their lives for their country in the Great War." Then follows the list of names.

A second brass tablet is dedicated to the fallen of World War II:
"To the Glory of God - in memory of the following men who gave their lives for their country in the World War 1939 - 1945". There follow just two names and the following inscription: "This tablet was sponsored by ex-service personnel of this Parish"

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photo. [Mapped feature: #63764 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV1046Part of: Holy Trinity Parish Church (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 26 2013 11:44AM