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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Colerne
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23959
Current location

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Colerne
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 821 712
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CROSS ABOVE A TALL COLUMN WITH A SQUARE BASE.
Inscription
FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN LASTING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTIONS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bedford, Peter
Boulter, Percy F
Box, Sydney
Brain, Denis I
Clark, Nelson
Dixon, Ralph
Field, Arthur
Fletcher, Edward C
Grant, Geoffrey
Gray, Maurice
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Colerne 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
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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