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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cotswold
Town
Chedworth
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20675

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Current location

St Andrew's Church
Church Row
Chedworth
Cotswold
Gloucestershire
GL54 4AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 05168 12127
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large rectangular stone tablet, with a cornice with floral decoration and a red cross at the centre. The tablet is made up of two sections joined together, the original upper section commemorating WW1 and bearing the legend '1939 -1945' at bottom, and the lower section bearing the WW2 names.
Inscription
IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE CHEDWORTH/ MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR MCMXIV-XIX/ .... THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THEIR/ FELLOW PARISHIONERS/ (names)/ TRUE LOVE BY LIFE NO LESS THAN DEATH IS TRIED/ LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND WE FOR ENGLAND DIED/ 1939 - 1945/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Surname within war
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1760 mm, width 1220 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
  • Grade I
  • 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
Reference

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