Eric Mouat Biggs + Men of Ellacombe

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Reference WMO250863

Address:

Christchurch (Closed)

Ellacombe Church Road

Ellacombe

Torquay

TQ1 1LJ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The carved oak board with a nowty head and carved finials. The memorial was principally to commemorate 2nd Lt Eric Mouat Biggs, and commissioned by his family. Erics name is raised by recessing the dark stained background. In the lower half and in a similar style the names of the Ellacombe Men have been included.
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TO THE HONOUR OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ERIC MOUAT-BIGGS / YOUNGEST SON OF/ CAPT. (RAMC) AND MRS C.E.F. MOUAT-BIGGS / 2ND LT. LINC REGT. BORN JUNE 20TH 1896 / KILLED IN ACTION NEAR ALBERT, FRANCE / MAY 3RD 1916 / HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR. / FROM HIS PARENTS, BROTHER AND SISTER / ----- : ----- / ALSO OF / ( names in two columns) (Submitted by JC - Devon RV)

(Top) ERIC MOUAT-BIGGS ......(Col 1) H. JONES HMS GOLIATH / G. GREDS HMS DEFENCE / M. A. CAPERON HMS TARPON / A.F. BEER HMS VALA / G.V. WHITE HMS HAMPSHIRE / M.J. BOYCE HMS GOLIATH / E.S. BURGE S. STAFFORD R. / E.A. BELL R.A.M.C. / W.F. GLANFIELD R.F.A. / J. SHAPCOTT R.E. / ? GAME WELSH REGT. / ?? / ?? / ?? / ?? DEVON REGT…. (Col 2) F. PETERS DEVON REGT. / J.F. BLEAZLEY DEVON REGT / F. BEARE DEVON REGT / C. STANE DEVON REGT / E. BEAZLEY DEVON REGT / J.R. BEER DEVON REGT / E.W. NICHOLLS DEVON REGT / S. REED DEVON REGT / E.FT. COOM DEVON REGT / G. SKINNER DEVON REGT / STANLEY DAVY DEVON REGT / G.G. DEAN DEVON REGT / ?? DEVON REGT / ?? DEVON REGT (Submitted by JC - Devon RV)

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