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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rugby
Town
Bilton
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS PARNELL AND SON
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Coventry
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19220
Current location

Adjacent to Church car park near Pool Close.
St. Mark's Churchyard
Church Walk
Bilton
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV22 7LX
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 48702 73897
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Octagonal base surmounted by double stacked sandstone plinth with shaft & cross. Copper inscription plaques are fixed to the sides of plinth. The entirety stands on a specially constructed mound. Two flower holders on corners of base. [memorial design is similar to another in Croop Hill cemetery, New Bilton].
Inscription
6 o'clock face : IN / THE GREAT WAR / THESE DIED FOR / ENGLAND / 1914 - 1919 / (NAMES) 9 o'clock face : IN THE / WORLD WAR / THESE ALSO DIED / FOR ENGLAND / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) Flower holders : WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnett, R W
Barnwell, F
Barnwell, H
Batchelor, C F
Blythe, W
Brown, J W
Burton, R J
Cox, F J
Curtis, C W
Eccles, W C
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname,regiment
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1830MM, height 3150MM, width 1830MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: C £138 10S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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