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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Coventry
Town
Coventry
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17400
Current location

London Road Cemetery
London Rd
Coventry
Coventry
West Midlands
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 342 781
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FIVE STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND OBELISK. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND ON THE UPPER TWO STEPS ON THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE. NAMES LISTED IN GROUPS OF 17, ON EACH OF THE FOUR SIDES OF THE PLINTH.
Inscription
SIDES OF PLINTH: (NAMES) TOP STEP, 6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR / COMRADES WHO GAVE THIER LIVES FOR / LIBERTY IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918 / BY THE STAFF AND EMPLOYEES OF THE / TRIUMPH AND GLORIA COMPANIES STEP BELOW, 6 O'CLOCK FACE: HE WAS A MAN AND NOTHING THAT AFFECTED / THE HUMAN RACE WAS FOREIGN TO HIM BASE STEP: W SMITH & SONS
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Ball, E
Ballard, J
Bell, C Or G
Benson, J
Bones, A M
Brown, F L J
Carey, A
Clarke, H
Clarke, P
Clarke, P
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 3800mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • LONDON ROAD CEMETERY, COVENTRY
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
The site is owned and maintained by the Local Authority.

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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© WMR-17400

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