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HER Number:MDV91135
Name:World War II Memorial Tablet, All Saint's Church

Summary

Marble memorial tablet in memory of those who died in World War II.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 723 438
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWest Alvington
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST ALVINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, WAL02 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.


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

Photograph of the 1939 - 1945 War memorial in the church.


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


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 55916 (Website). SDV356253.

Marble tablet set in a larger stone frame. Above the inscription is a carved laurel wreath enclosing some lettering.
Inscription: To the Glory of God/ and in memory of the Men/ of this Parish who gave their/ lives in the War of 1939-1945./ This tablet was placed here by the people of West Alvington./ (NAMES)/ God proved them and found them/ worthy for Himself.


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

Photograph of the World War II memorial tablet.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #109323 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. WAL02.
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. 55916.

Associated Monuments

MDV7229Part of: West Alvington, All Saints (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 29 2014 1:37PM