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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Wootton Wawen
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
West and Sons
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th September 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th September 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19575
Current location

Entrance driveway to St. Peter's Church,
Stratford Road
A3400
Wootton Wawen
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
B95 6BE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 15315 63201
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a tapering square sectioned plinth incorporating a moulded top edge and tapering rectangular sectioned shaft with wheel cross. Leaded inscription and names on sides of plinth. The whole bordered by a very small garden within a grassed triangular refuge adjacent to main road.
Inscription
6 O'Clock Face : TO THE / GLORIOUS / DEAD / 1914 - 1918 / ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF WOOTTON WAWEN 3 and 9 O'Clock Faces : (Names) 12 o'clock face : 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnett, Alexander Archibald
Briggs, Edward Betts Smith
Budd, Wilfred John
Harris, Alfred
Harris, Arthur
Keyte, Frederick Gerald
Parsons, George
Phillipson, Thomas Henry
Southam, William Thomas
Wain, George
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth c 1333 mm, height c 4000 mm, width c 1333 mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Memorial given by Mr John Fieldhouse in 1920

Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: For upkeep of memorial
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL

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