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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Malmesbury
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR B DE BERTODANO BALDOMERO (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th March 1921
    Attended by: LT COL L E MORRICE DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th March 1921
    Attended by: REV DR FORREST BROWNE
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24204
Current location

Situated at junction
Bristol Road/ Gloucester Road
Malmesbury
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
SN16 0AH
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 9306787409
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Imposing Celtic style wheel cross on tapering plinth and three stepped base. Based on the cross of St. Martin on the island of Iona.
Inscription
South face: 1914 - 1919/ TO/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ (Names) East face: (Names) North face: 1914 - 1919/ TO/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ (Names) West face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angell, G
Bailey, A E
Bailey, F H
Bailey, J H
Baker, W
Barnes, W
Berickell, J P
Bishop, A E
Bishop, C
Bishop, C H
See details for all 75 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 75
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1200mm, height 4000mm, width 1200mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Blue Pennant
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
Listing information
  • Malmesbury 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
Cleaned and restored in 1988 by the council and the RBL at a cost of around £800
Costs

Site: £525

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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