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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Bristol
Town
Bishopston
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11859
Current location

St Bonaventure's Church
Egerton Road
Bishopston
Bristol
Avon
BS7 8HF
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 586 756
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
A painted Pieta open an Oak plinth, with a rear mounted crucifix.
Inscription
TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18/ "GREATER LOVE THAN THIS NO MAN HATH, THAN A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"./ JOHN XV 13/ RIP
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, J
Andrews, A
Baker, G
Bampton, H
Barton, A R
Bateman, F
Beaton, H A F L C
Bennett, J
Berry, E
Blackstone, W
See details for all 191 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: depth 410 mm, height 2260 mm, width 1470 mm
    Materials: Undefined
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
c1922: Moved from North side of Church to South side due to Church alterations. 2001: Moved back to original position. c2004: Restored the lettering, cleaned and varnished oak plinth as well as minor restoration on the statue.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Church

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