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HER Number:MDV106825
Name:Kingston World War II Memorial Plaque, St James's Church


Brass plaque in memory of the seven men of the parish who died in World War II, with the name of one who died in Malaya in 1956 added at the bottom.


Grid Reference:SX 635 477
Map Sheet:SX64NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingston
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War II to XX - 1945 AD to 1956 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, KIG03 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

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

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

Brass plaque with the inscription 'IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945' followed by 7 names. At the bottom has been added the name of Terry Randle who died in Malaya in 1956.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66336 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. KIG03.
SDV356126Website: Unknown. 2014. With the British Army in Flanders. http://thebignote.com. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV15231Part of: Kingston, St James the Less (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 24 2014 9:38AM