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HER Number:MDV104340
Name:War Memorial in St. Mary's Church

Summary

Church contains a WWI war memorial which was extended to accommodate the names of the fallen of WWII.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 068 081
Map Sheet:ST00NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKentisbeare
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKENTISBEARE

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

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 295; Figure 6.61b; KET01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Photograph shows Kentisbeare war memorial tablet. The inscription reads 'IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ ABOUT 200 MEN OF THE UNITED/ PARISH OF KENTISBEARE, WHO/SERVED FOR US AND IN THE CAUSE/OF GOD, DURING THE GREAT WAR/MCMXIV - XIX/
This is followed by the names of those killed in action and those who died later and are buried nearby, then a quote from St John XV 13-14.


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

Church contains a WWI war memorial which was extended to accommodate the names of the fallen of WWII.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photo. [Mapped feature: #63812 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 295; Figure 6.61b; KET01.

Associated Monuments

MDV1417Part of: St Mary's, Kentisbeare (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 23 2014 4:21PM