This is not the first memorial in Devon to have initial letters filled in with colour and like all the others, it has become very hard to read with the passage of time.
Sacred to the lasting memory of my beloved husband
Fredrick George Charley of Cowley Farm, Kentisbury
Killed in Palestine 3 December 1917 aged 22 years.
and buried eight miles NW of Jerusalem.
Younger and dearly loved son of John and Mary Charley of this parish.
"Greater love hath no one than this: to lay down his life for his friends"
©Richard J. Brine