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HER Number:MDV91443
Name:Thurlestone World War II Memorial Boards


Wooden plaques in memory of those who died in World War II, and also the Officer Cadet Training Unit of the Royal Marines.


Grid Reference:SX 673 428
Map Sheet:SX64SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishThurlestone
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTHURLESTONE

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, THU02-03 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Thurlestone World War II Memorial Board and Officer Cadets Board.

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

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

Wooden plaque with painted border decoration including the dates 1939 and 1945 at the top. Inscription 'IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF' followed by 12 names in two columns.
Also nowy-headed wooden plaque with badge of Royal Marines at top, and inscription 'IN THIS CHURCH THE OFFICER/CADET TRAINING UNIT ROYAL/MARINES WAITED UPON THE LORD/AND RENEWED THEIR STRENGTH/THANKS BE TO GOD' and the dates 1941 and 1946 in the bottom corners.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #109348 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. THU02-03.
SDV356126Website: Unknown. 2014. With the British Army in Flanders. http://thebignote.com. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV2790Part of: Thurlestone, All Saints (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 27 2014 3:28PM