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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Wellesbourne
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19563
Current location

West of tower,
St. Peter's Churchyard
Church Street
Wellesbourne
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV35 9LS
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 27697 55594
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two-stepped, square base with moulded-edged platform pavers, surmounted by a square sectioned capped plinth, capstone, octagonal sectioned tapering shaft, four-gabled decorative boss, topped with a short-armed wheel cross. Incised inscription within recesses on sides of plinth & capstone.
Inscription
6 o'clock face, capstone : IN MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND / WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 9, 12 & 3 o'clock faces, capstone : (NAMES) 6 o'clock face, plinth : ERECTED BY THE / PARISHIONERS OF / WELLESBOURNE / IN GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THOSE WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 / LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND / WE FOR ENGLAND DIED 9, 12 & 3 o'clock faces, plinth : (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderwood, Samuel
Atkins, Frank J
Bamford, Charles
Begley, Charles
Bettridge, Percy A
Clarke, Cyril
Climer, Heber
Eden, Charles
Fincher, Frank W
Forster, Charles E B
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 17 METRES WEST OF THE CHURCH OF ST PETER
  • 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

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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