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Memorial details

Memorial type
Animal figure
District
Forest Of Dean
Town
Longhope
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20615
Current location

Road Junction
Longhope
Forest Of Dean
Gloucestershire
GL17 0PD
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 69225 18648
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Recumbant lion on square plinth and base. Wreath on front face of plinth. Tablet with incised inscription in front of plinth on base.
Inscription
Plinth: 1914 - 1918/ AND ALSO OF/ 1939 - 1945/ Tablet: 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ 1973/ (Names)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, Thomas
Barr, Percival St John
Bradley, Armstrong
Carpenter, William
Chalcroft, William
Coldrick, Arthur
Constance, Arthur
Hawkins, Leonard
Head, Wilfred
Hendy, Lionel
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL AT JUNCTION WITH MONMOUTH ROAD
  • 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
History
c2012: Memorial involved in a vehicle accident. Damage to plinth awaiting repair.
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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