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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Stroud
Town
Wotton Under Edge
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20744
Current location

Crossroads in centre of town.
Cotswold Way
Wotton Under Edge
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL12 7DH
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 7588993383
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE TAPERED COLUMN SET ON SQUARE BASE WITH PEDIMENTS. URN ON TOP OF COLUMN. WHOLE SET ON THREE STEPS. INSCRIPTION AND NAMES ON BRONZE PLAQUES SET INTO SQUARE BASE.
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE BRAVE MEN/ OF WOTTON UNDER EDGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams
Amos
Andrews
Annesley
Avenill
Ballenger
Becher
Bengough
Bignell
Bow
See details for all 114 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 114
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 114
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • 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
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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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