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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Leckhampton
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR LEONARD BARNARD FRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1920
    Attended by: SIR ASHTON LISTER MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20840
Current location

JUNCTION OF CHURCH RD AND HALL RD
Church Road/ Hall Road
Leckhampton
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
GL53 0PR
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 9460819783
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN LATIN CROSS ON VERY SMALL TAPERING OCTAGONAL PLINTH BEARING NAME PANELS AND TWO STEPPED BASE
Inscription
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ TO THE IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF/ THEIR GALLANT DEAD THE PEOPLE/ OF LECKHAMPTON DEDICATE THIS/ "AWAY WITH THE FEAR OF DEATH/ DWELL ON THE UNDYINGNESS BEYOND"/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldrich
Angus
Ballinger
Barrett
Bendall
Burford
Caudle
Cheshire
Delmar-williamson
Enoch
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,place of death
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 14FT
    Materials: Stone - Local
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
CHELTENHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL

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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