Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Ilmington
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th. February 1921
    Attended by: Canon Hodgson, Local Parishioners, Military Personnel
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19300

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Current location

Top of Upper Green bank,
Grump Street
Ilmington
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV36 4LE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 20998 43315
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped square platform base with round-nosed edges surmounted by a square sectioned tapering plinth & square sectioned shaft with cross. Decorative dual moulding at foot of shaft & Sword of Sacrifice in relief on north face above which, is a carved stone laurel wreath draped over top of cross. Inscription & names on all faces of plinth.
Inscription
North face : 1914 - 1918 / REMEMBER WITH / THANKSGIVING THE TRUE / AND FAITHFUL MEN WHO IN / THESE YEARS OF WAR WENT / FORTH FROM THIS PLACE FOR / GOD AND THE RIGHT. THE NAMES / OF THOSE WHO DIED FOR THEIR / COUNTRY ARE HERE INSCRIBED TO / BE HONOURED FOR EVERMORE East face : (NAMES) West face : (NAMES) South face : 1939-1945 / IN MEMORY / OF / (1 NAME) / WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE / AND / IN THANKSGIVING FOR ALL THOSE / MEN AND WOMEN / WHO HAVING SERVED THEIR COUNTRY / CAME BACK SAFELY TO THIS VILLAGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Westbury, Stephen
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Cotswold
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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