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HER Number:MDV106251
Name:War Memorial Board in St Matthew's Church


Wooden war memorial board with roll of honour for the men of the parish who died in World War II, and one who died in Northern Ireland in 1972.


Grid Reference:SS 867 061
Map Sheet:SS80NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCheriton Fitzpaine
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHERITON FITZPAINE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, CFP02-03 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25285 (Website). SDV356253.

T-shaped wooden board with carved dedicatory inscription, some is gold painted, and hand painted names. Crenelated top. Small rectangular board placed below for Northern Ireland name. Carved grape and foliate border. Inscription: THE SECOND GREAT WAR/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ ON HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR FREEDOM/ (NAMES)/ THESE MEN DIED THAT/ WE MIGHT LIVE/ 1939 - 1945/ NORTHERN IRLEAND 1972/ (NAME).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #65691 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. CFP02-03.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25285.

Associated Monuments

MDV623Part of: Cheriton Fitzpaine, St Matthew's (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2014 12:50PM