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An East Anstey hero

This memorial is in East Anstey church and commemorates Albert William Tarr who was killed on the railway line on the 8 January 1935. Being deaf and dumb and unable to raise the alarm he threw himself in front of a train in an attempt to save a woman and child.

Content generated during research for the paperback book 'Exmoor: The making of an English Upland' (ISBN 13 : 978-1-86077-597-0 ) for the England's Past for Everyone series

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