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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Gloucester
Town
Gloucester
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Cash and Wright, CAPTAIN ADRIAN JONES MVO, R L Boulton & Sons
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR PHILIP CHETWODE KCB KCMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20771
Current location

Gloucester Cathedral
College Green
Gloucester
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL1 2LX
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 8300618808
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
A large stone Latin cross with a tapering shaft surmounting a plinth and base. There is a regimental badge on the front face of the plinth. The base bears plaques with name dedications and panels depicting scenes of war in relief. There are a total of four scenes showing Gallipoli, Syria, Sinai and Palestine.
Inscription
(Unknown)/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken
Alexander
Anderson
Anstey
Apperley
Arney
Baker
Baldwin
Ball
Ball
See details for all 225 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 225
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 225
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    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: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Relief
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • War Memorial to the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Yeomanry
  • 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
  • Siegfried's Journal No.22 (Summer 2012) pp. 18, 23 Photos of memorial with cathedral in background and close-up of part of plaque including name of Capt Lord Elcho.
  • Buildings of England series by Various 'Gloucestershire 2: The Vale and the Forest of Dean' (3rd ed., 2002) p.436 '... a good design if a little out of scale...'
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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