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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Bishops Cleeve
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20785
Current location

ON THE CORNER OF A NINETY DEGREE BEND IN THE ROAD
Church Road
Bishops Cleeve
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 9606127632
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Church Rd And Evesham Rd
    Bishops Cleeve
    Tewkesbury
    Gloucestershire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
FLORIATED CROSS ON OCTAGONAL THREE STEPPED BASE SWORD OF SACRIFICE IN RELIEF ON FRONT FACE. CROSSED PALMS IN STONE WITH DATES 1914 - 1918 IN RELIEF AT BASE OF CROSS
Inscription
TO THE GREATER/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF THOSE MEN/ BELONGING TO/ THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ MAY THEY REST/ IN PEACE/ (NAMES)/ AND IN/ GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, George
Aston, Ernest
Bailey, Donald
Barnes, Henry
Barnes, Raymond
Barnett, Lionel
Bridges, George
Burnett, Charles
Chandler, Ralph
Church, William
See details for all 55 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 55
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 250MM, height 3350MM, width 900MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: height 950MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
SOME WEATHERING
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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