The memorial to Albert Tarr in East Anstey church
To the Glory of God and to perpetuate the honoured memory of
ALBERT WILLIAM TARR
of this parish who was accidentally
killed at Dulverton 8 January 1935 at the age of 54.
Although deaf and dumb and so unable to raise an alarm
he threw himself in front of an approaching train
in a valiant effort to save a mother and child
This record is made by many friends in in recognition of his sacrifice.
The Bronze Medallion incorporated is the highest award of the Carnegie Hero Fund Trust on whose illuminated roll
the heroic act is recorded.
©Richard J. Brine