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HER Number:MDV104331
Name:War Memorial in St. Bartholemew's Church

Summary

Memorial to John Nichols, who fell during World War I.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 838 700
Map Sheet:SX87SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOgwell
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST OGWELL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I - 1914 AD to 1918 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, EOG01-02 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.


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

Memorial to John Nichols, who fell during World War I. A handwritten memorial to four men who died in World War II also includes a John Nichols from World War I, but gives a different date for his death and names a burial place and may refer to John Nicholls whose family farmed in the adjoining parish of Ilsington.


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25947 (Website). SDV356253.

Shield-shaped white marble inscription tablet mounted onto a dark marble base.
Inscription: THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS ERECTED BY THE/ PARISHIONERS OF OGWELL/ IN MEMORY OF/ PTE. JOHN NICHOLS/ 2ND DEVON REGT./ WHO WAS KILLED/ WHILST ON ACTIVE/ SERVICE DURING THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 19.


Unknown, 2014, With the British Army in Flanders (Website). SDV356126.

Photographs show the memorial tablet and framed handwritten memorial which includes a John Nichols.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photo. [Mapped feature: #63801 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. EOG01-02.
SDV356126Website: Unknown. 2014. With the British Army in Flanders. http://thebignote.com. Website.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25947.

Associated Monuments

MDV9117Part of: St. Bartholomew's Parish Church, East Ogwell (Building)
MDV86518Related to: World War II Memorial, St Bartholemew's Church (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 15 2014 10:11AM