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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Alderton
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20763

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Current location

JUNCTION OF WILLOW BANK RD AND ST MARGARETS RD
Willow Bank Rd
Alderton
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 999 331
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
HOODED CALVARY ON SQUARE PLINTH AND OCTAGONAL SIDED THREE STEPPED STONE BASE
Inscription
TO THE LASTING HONOUR OF THE/ MEN OF/ AND CONNECTED WITH THIS/ PARISH, WHO WENT FORTH TO SERVE/ IN HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES, AND GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THE DEFENCE OF/ THE REALM AND THE DEFEAT OF/ THE KING'S ENEMIES./ THESE NOBLY PLAYED THEIR PARTS/ THESE HEARD THEE CALL/ FOR GOD AND KING AND HOME/ THEY GAVE THEIR ALL/ (NAMES) / [NAMES] / WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Agg
Bishop
Box
Cook
Cook
Diston
Fisher
Fletcher
Franklin
Grimmett
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
cMarch 2012: Memorial has been proffessionally cleaned by local stone mason, organised by Parish Council.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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