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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rugby
Town
Bourton on Dunsmore
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19206

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Current location

Tee Junction with Draycote Road,
Birdingbury Road
Bourton on Dunsmore
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV23 9RA
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 43597 70205
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth, sloping capstone & square sectioned shaft with cross. Incised inscription on two sides of plinth. The whole memorial stands on a kerbed & grassed, triangular road junction refuge.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN MEMORY OF THE / MEN OF BORTON / AND DRAYCOTE WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 3 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cough, James C.
Doyle, Tom
Hawkes, Joseph
Knight, Fred
Palmer, Wilfrid
Seeney, William G.
Ward, Frederick
Whitehead, Arthur
Willets, James
Wilson, Thomas
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2130 mm, height 4450 mm, width 2130 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Bourton on Dunsmore Parish

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