Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Lower Brailes
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19230

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Current location

Roadside
adjacent to St. George's Church,
High Street
Lower Brailes
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
OX15 5HS
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 31492 39255
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth, capstone & octagonal sectioned tapering pillar topped with a floriated Latin cross. Corners of plinth, stop-rebated.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ FROM THE PARISH OF BRAILES AND WINDERTON/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THESE MEN ALSO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE, LAYING DOWN/ THEIR LIVES THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ ST JOHN XV, 13
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Joseph
Austin, Ernest
Box, Walter
Bradley, Owen
Claydon, Jonathan Whing
Clifton, William Henry
Elliott, Walter
Fairbrother, Bert
Field, William
Hemmings, Charles
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Lower Brailes 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

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