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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kennet
Town
Bishops Canning
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23943
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Bishops Canning
Kennet
Wiltshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 037 642
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WHEEL CROSS OF STONE.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE PARISH/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO FELL IN/ THE BOER WAR/ LEST WE FORGET/ (NAMES)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, Albert
Bailey, Henry
Besant, W
Cowdry, Albert
Cowdry, J
Drew, F
Grant, J
Hand, W J
King, F
King, P B
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died
    Order of information: year died,rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 12 FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Bishops Cannings 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
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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