Downside School War Memorial

WM name reference IWM46349


Current Location:

Facing the school Downside School Fosse Way Stratton On The Fosse Mendip Somerset BA3 4RD


Description:

Three steps lead up to stepped piers, wall and crucifix. Wreaths at front of piers and inscription on front face of wall.


Campaign:

World War 1


Inscription:

(NAMES)/ SUORUM MEMORIAE/ QUI TERRA MARI AERE/ HILARI ANIMO PRO PATRIA DIMICANTES/ CUM SIGNO FIDEI PRAECESSERUNT/ HANC CRUCEM/ MAERORIS GLORIAE SPEI DOCUMENTEM/ PIA MATER DICAVIT/ ANIMABUS IMPLORA PACEM


Surname First Name Campaign Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
De La Pasture Charles World War 1 29-10-1914 Downside School War Memorial View

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  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
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