St James Church, Taunton War Memorial Project

A group from St James Church in Taunton is researching the history of the 102 names listed on their the First World War memorial. 

St James Church Memorial

So far they have created a website to list their findings, which can be found at www.tauntonstjameswarmemorial.org.uk

Lance Corporal Douglas Aplin

Lance Corporal Douglas Aplin

They also plan to hold a service in 2014 to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the war to remember those from their parish who gave their lives.

Lance Corporal Harry Van Trump

Lance Corporal Harry Van Trump

Most of the men lived in Taunton or had a connection with the church, and they group are very keen to hear from anyone who might have more information, research or photos which could add to their project.

They can be contacted via: info@tauntonstjameswarmemorial.org.uk

 

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