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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Forest Of Dean
Town
Cinderford
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Maker
MR W LEAH (Architect)
MR J SWIFT (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th November 1923
    Attended by: FM Sir John French (Later Earl of Ypres) KP GCB OM GCVO KCMG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17th November 1924
    Attended by: Bishop of Gloucester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20620

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Current location

THE TRIANGLE (MARKET SQUARE)
The Triangle
Market Street
Cinderford
Forest Of Dean
Gloucestershire
GL14 2SF
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 65664 14082
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Helmeted soldier standing easy with rifle and fixed bayonet. Standing on a square pedestal and two stepped base surrounded by posts and chains. Dedication is on one side of the base with names on metal plaques on the other three sides.
Inscription
Side 1: OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / 1914 - 1918 / THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY A GRATEFUL PUBLIC / IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF CINDERFORD AND / DISTRICT WHO / FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR // Side 2: (Names) // Side 3: SACRIFICE / TO THE MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / CINDERFORD AND / DISTRICT WHO FELL / IN THE / SECOND GREAT WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (Names) / REMEMBRANCE // Side 3 - base: TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN / OF CINDERFORD AND DISTRICT / WHO FELL IN OTHER CONFLICTS / (Names) // Side 4: (Names) //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Wintour
Adams
Adams
Annetts, Sidney
Ashmead, Geo
Baldwin
Banks, Robert
Barnard, Albert
Barnard, Simeon
Beach, Gilbert
See details for all 134 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 135
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 135
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, forename, initials, rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, forename, initials, rank
    Order of information: surname
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, initials, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 6FT
    Materials: Bronze
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Cinderford War Memorial
  • 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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