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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
West Somerset
Town
Crowcombe
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24427
Current location

Crowcombe
West Somerset
Somerset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 141 366
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Crowcombe
    West Somerset
    Somerset
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
ROUND COLUMN WITH PEDIMENT SUPPORTING A CROWN STANDING ON A SQUARE BASE ON A TWO STEPPED BASE. SURMOUNTED BY A CROWN
Inscription
FRONT: ERECTED/ IN GRATITUDE/ BY THE PARISHIONERS/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ CROWCOMBE, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN HONOUR OF THOSE/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 RIGHT HAND SIDE: 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) LEFT HAND SIDE: 1939 - 1945 (NAME)/ MALAYA 1954/ (NAME) REAR: MOVED TO/ PRESENT SITE/ BY THE PARISHIONERS/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN AND WOMEN/ OF CROWCOMBE/ WHO SERVED/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945 AND IN REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE WHO DID NOT RETURN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: height 12FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL, 10 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHURCH HOUSE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
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  • Historic England
Condition
History
2004: APPLIED FOR FUNDING TO COVER THE EXISTING LETTERING WITH REPLICA PLATES THUS ALSO PROTECTING THE MEMORIAL.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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