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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Lacock
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR G PARKER PEARSON, MESSRS OSBOURNE AND SONS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24095
Current location

Roadside
West Street
Lacock
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
SN15 2LQ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 91522 68427
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St Cyriac's Church
    Lacock
    North Wiltshire
    Wiltshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Very grand and elaborate outer casing set into a wall in the village street and flanked by two pilastres. Central cross inset into a niche. Two tablets mounted on front face. Trophy of arms on top of the outer casing, including central breastplate and helmet, with radiating swords, cannon, spears, battle axes.
Inscription
FOR GOD AND THE RIGHT/ THESE ALL GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ TO DEFEND THEIR KING AND COUNTRY, THEIR MEMORY/ IS ENSHRINED IN THE HEARTS OF THE PEOPLE OF THIS/ PARISH WHO ERECTED THIS MONUMENT AS A MARK OF/ THEIR GRATITUDE AND AFFECTION/ (30 names)/ THESE ALSO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945/ (14 names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bath, Edward
Benham, Alfred Tom
Blake, James
Brill, David
Chivers, Cyril
Clifford, Victor William
Cole, John
Cole, Norman
Cole, Walter Charles
Collett, William
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • THE 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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