Pensford

WM reference
29136
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

MAIN RD A37
A37
Pensford
Wansdyke
Avon
England
OS Grid Ref.: ST 617 637
Denomination: Undefined

Description

WHEEL CROSS OF STONE SET ON TAPERING ROUGH-HEWN STONE SHAFT. SHAFT SURMOUNTS SQUARE-SET STONE PLINTH WHICH BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. TWO-STEPPED STONE BASE. WHOLE SURROUNDED BY LOW WALL. CELTIC-STYLE CARVING ON HEAD OF CROSS.

Inscription

1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918/IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY. "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 1039-1945. "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Coles, Charles
Corp, Sidney
Duckett, Reginald
Grant, Disney
Membury, James
Ruck, Cameron
Watts, Reginald
See details

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 7
Served and returned: 0
Died: 7
Exact count: yes
Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 7
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 7
Exact count: yes
Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,decorations
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

War Memorials Trust WM1054 http://www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=219

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