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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Corsham
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24014
Current location

Junction of Pickwick Road and Lacock Road.
Lacock Rd
Corsham
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
SN13 9HR
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 87298 70203
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small Cenotaph on three stepped Base Eagle on the top of the front face. Wreath above inscription
Inscription
DUTY NOBLY DONE/ THIS MEMORIAL/ IS ERECTED/ BY THE INHABITANTS/ OF CORSHAM/ TO BE A PERMANENT TOKEN/ OF THEIR GRATITUDE/ TO ALL WHO DIED FOR/ THEM IN THE WAR OF/ 1914 - 1918/ AND ESPECIALLY/ THE MEN OF CORSHAM/ NAMED HEREON/ ALSO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ AND IN OTHER THEATRES OF WAR/ (NAMES ON SIDES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Jsr
Allen, Abe
Appleford, Ahnl
Archer, Sa
Badminton, Pw
Baker, F
Baker, H
Baker, W
Baldwin, H
Ball, Da
See details for all 164 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 114
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 114
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Corsham 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
The garden is maintained by the Corsham Branch of the Royal British Legion and regularly wins the Corsham in Bloom award. Local stonemasons Neil Gray and Rob Fleming offer cleaning and restoration services free.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Corsham Town Council

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