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HER Number:MDV105433
Name:War Memorial Plaque, St Andrews Church, Broadhembury


War Memorial Plaque, St Andrews Church, Broadhembury.


Grid Reference:ST 101 047
Map Sheet:ST10SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMBURY

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, BRO07-BRO08 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Window and plaque in St Andrew's church, in memory of Major Adrian Drewe.

Read, A., + Trick, S., 2013, Blackdown Hills AONB War Memorials (Report - Survey). SDV352538.

Brass Plaque with inscribed lettering set directly onto the wall below the stained glass window dedicated to the same man.

[on window] I will give thee a crown of life To the glory of God and in memory of Major [name] killed in action July 12th 1917 [on plaque below] To the glory of God and in ever loving memory of [name] B.A. (CANTAB) Major R.A. Commanding 262 Siege Battery Killed in Action near Ypres 12th July 1917. Aged 26. Eldest son of Julius Charles Drewe Esq. J.P. & Frances Drewe.

1 name recorded.

Many other memorials in the church are also dedicated to the Drewe family. Happily, the others are outside conflict.

Condition: Excellent

Surveyed: 18/07/2013

Read, A., 2013, Drewe World War I Memorial Window and Plaque (Ground Photograph). SDV356558.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Mpa object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV352538Report - Survey: Read, A., + Trick, S.. 2013. Blackdown Hills AONB War Memorials. Digital.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. BRO07-BRO08.
SDV356558Ground Photograph: Read, A.. 2013. Drewe World War I Memorial Window and Plaque. Blackdown Hills War Memorial Project. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15215Part of: St Andrew's Parish Church, Broadhembury (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 29 2014 1:53PM