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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Wiltshire
Town
Dilton Marsh
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24275
Current location

Junction of High Street and The Hollow
High Street
Dilton Marsh
West Wiltshire
Wiltshire
BA13 4BU
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 84991 49846
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Base surmounted by tapering plinth, shaft and in-filled wheel cross. Carved inscription on the front face of the plinth and plaque for WW2 attached to the 3 o'clock face of the plinth. Sword of sacrifice on the 6 o'clock face of the cross.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN/ WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 3 o'clock face: 1976 D. EVANS 3 o'clock face plaque: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF DILTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Axford, L
Barclay, C
Bishop, C
Brown, A
Clark, W
Cockell, A
Collier, A
Collier, A
Collier, D
Collier, W
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • Dilton Marsh 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
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL

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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