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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Daventry
Town
Welford
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14975
Current location

Adjacent to Churchyard entrance gates,
St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard
West Street
Welford
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN6 6HB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 64077 80338
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Foundation supporting a four-stepped square base directly surmounted by a rectangular sectioned, rough-hewn, parallel-sided Latin cross. Bronze Figure of Christ and the Crucifixion attached to front face of cross. Front facing inscription on three faces of base steps with the lowest step face also bearing WW1 names, although two of these names are partially obscured but just legible. An angled tablet at the foot of the lowest base step bears WW2 duration years and four names. Pinned lead lettering and numerals.
Inscription
Step faces : HE DIED FOR US / GREATER LOVE / THEY DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1914 -1919 / (30 NAMES in 3 columns) Angled tablet at base : ALSO 1939 -1945 / (4 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Alfred A.
Adnitt, John C.
Brooks, William S. P.
Brown, E. L. Ross
Burrows, Jack
Buswell, Joseph
Butlin, Harry
Clay, Frank
Cooper, Harry
Coxhill, Arthur H.
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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