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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Southam
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20872
Current location

School Lane/ Old Road
Southam
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
GL52 3NN
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 9728325643
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WHEEL CROSS ON PILLAR WITH SQUARE PLINTH AND STEPPED BASE
Inscription
(FACE 1) IN GORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF SOUTHAM AND CLEEVE HILL WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) (FACE 2) IS IT/ NOTHING TO YOU/ ALL YE THAT/ PASS BY (FACE 3) GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR/ HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Donald
Barnett, Lionel
Coombes, Wilfred
Gilder, George
Goodall, Jack
Holder, Reginald
Hopcraft, Paul
Hopcraft, Peter
Large, George
Pearce, Harold
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3550MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 750MM, width 750MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: height 2650MM, width 2650MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Southam and Cleeve Hill 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
History
RECENTLY CLEANED (1990) 2005; Applied for Grant for War Memorials
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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