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War Memorial & VC Gallery


Composite of Taunton's Memorial Window and 'header' for Memorial Tablets
Composite of Taunton's Memorial Window
and 'header' for Memorial Tablets
Original colour photography by Richard Le Marechal

A Memorial to Tauntonian members of the Armed Forces and wartime services, killed in conflicts and peacekeeping operations, from 1914 to the present day. It is a place to pause, remember and reflect…

We have attempted to make the information presented in this Memorial as accurate as possible. If there are any errors or omission, we apologise to any of the families of the people remembered here and will change the relevant information if you contact us.

To assist those seeking further information on the Rolls of Honour, detailed information can be found on the Casualty Information pages (see links below). The information presented should be confirmed by reference to original sources. Differences were encountered in the records used to compile this information, particularly in rank and service unit.

A web page honouring the 2 OTs who were awarded the Victoria Cross can be found by clicking here on the VC Gallery.

Casualty details:

We wish to gratefully acknowledge:
the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for use of their casualty information; the advice of the War Memorials Trust and the British War Memorial Project; the contributions of British Airways Archives & Museum, BT Archives, The British Postal Museum & Archive, the Christ's Hospital Association, the Friends of Southampton Old Cemetery, and the HMS Hermes Association; and all the individuals who have provided invaluable help.


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(Original colour photograph by Richard Le Marechal)

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