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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Caradon
Town
Morval
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18900

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Current location

A387/Church lane junction
Morval
Caradon
Cornwall
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 259 572
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE WHEEL CROSS. CELTIC-STYLE RELIEF ON HEAD OF CROSS. CROSS SURMOUNTS TAPERING STONE PLINTH WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION AND NAMES. WHOLE STANDS ON STONE BASE.
Inscription
6 o'c face: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE BRAVE MEN OF MORVAL/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES) 3 o/c face: Also the Great War/1939-1945/names
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Badcock, Ben
Bowden, Jack Pearce
Carr, Ronald
Doney, George E B
Hawkins, Edgar Francis W
Hough, Michael Fielding
Lobb, Irwin H
Penrose, George
Saunders, Harry
Snell, William H
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: name only
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Morval War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • 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
Reference
  • A display board in the parish church which has biographical records and CWGC information for the men who died.

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