Worlington

WM reference
52219
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

JUNCTION OF RULL HILL AND MAIN ROAD MID WAY BETWEEN THE TWO VILLAGES AT BOUNDYS CROSS
Rull Hill
East And West Worlington
North Devon
Devon
England
OS Grid Ref.: SS 773 135
Denomination: Undefined

Description

SQUARE CONCRETE PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY THREE STEPPED OCTAGONAL BASE, TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN RAISED LETTERING ON THREE SIDES OF THE STEPPED BASE. CELTIC KNOTWORK DESIGN ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS

Inscription

FRONT FACE: (NAMES)/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND 1939 - 1945 7.30 FACE: (NAMES)/ 1939/ (NAMES) 4.30 FACE:(NAMES)/ 1945/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Allen, Francis J
Boutdy, George
Butt, Own
Crocker, Charles
Edworthy, Henry
Hitchcock, Alfred
John, R
Lee, William
Pike, William
Pike, William
See details for all 19 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 13
Served and returned: 0
Died: 13
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 4
Served and returned: 0
Died: 4
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: Undefined

Component

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

Component

Base
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Concrete
Listed?: No

History

2009:Renovation work has been carried out including: supporting and refacing the plinth with a dry stone wall; building up the earth banks beside the memorial. This work was funded by local subscription and by a grant from the War Memorials Trust. Plans are in development to plant flowers around the memorial and repaint the names commemorated. 2008: Wall in front of the memorial is to be tidied up and base of the memorial is to be cleaned in time for Remembrance Sunday.

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

Mid Devon Star 20 August 2008

Reference

War Memorials Trust WM124 http://www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=429

Reference

The Journal 23 December 2009 page 14

Reference

Our Blog http://ukniwm.wordpress.com/2008/08/20/east-and-west-worlington-memorial-to-be-renovated/

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