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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rugby
Town
Churchover
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd January 1921
    Attended by: RT HON J W LOWTHER MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23rd January 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19238
Current location

Holy Trinity Churchyard
Church Street
Churchover
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV23 0EW
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 51050 80785
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Single-stepped, platform-topped, square base surmounted by an octagonal sectioned, two stage plinth, padstone and tapering octagonal sectioned shaft with integral cross. Upper stage of plinth bears incised inscriptions on four sides. (in the style of a CWGC cross of sacrifice)
Inscription
Plinth face 1 : IN LOVING AND / GLORIOUS MEMORY / OF / (3 NAMES) Plinth face 2 : OLD BOY OF / CHURCHOVER SCHOOL / MARTIN TOWERS Plinth face 3 : IN LOVING AND / GLORIOUS MEMORY / OF THE / NOBLY FALLEN / SONS OF / CHURCHOVER / (4 NAMES - barely legible) Plinth face 4 : (Inscription barely legible)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Barney, Harold
Congrave, Frank
Hirons, Harry Richard
Langham, Harold
Mack, Frank
Matthews, Harry
Matthews, John
Megson, Robert
Mortimore, Cyril Ansty
Newman, Gilbert
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname,
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname,
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c 4000 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: ATTEMPT AT CLEANING THE MEMORIAL WITH A WIRE BRUSH LED TO THE REMOVAL OF THE INSCRIPTION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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