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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sedgemoor
Town
East Brent
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Maker
Emery of Burham-on-Sea
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27th May 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24737
Current location

On the junction of Weston Road and Old Bristol Road
Weston Road
East Brent
Sedgemoor
Somerset
TA9 4HT
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 34932 51822
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large stone cross set on tapering octagonal stone column. Column stands on two-tiered stone plinth, top plinth is narrower than lower plinth. Four figures stand on lower plinth, level with upper plinth. Lower plinth bears inscription. Whole stands on two-stepped stone base. Four figures around plinth are of an airman, a sailor, a merchant seaman and a soldier.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PRAISE AND GRATEFUL/ MEMORY /OF THE FOLLOWING SOLDIERS/ FROM OR CONNECTED WITH/ THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ "YE THAT LIVE ON MID/ ENGLISH PASTURES GREEN/ REMEMBER US AND THINK/ WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN" / (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ KOREA/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Camlen, William Henry
Comer, George Imman
Crees, Bertram F
Derrick, John Leslie
Dinwiddy, Harry
Durston, John
Emery, Edward
Fisher, Ernest
Grant, Alfred
Ham, Frederick C
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL AT THE JUNCTION OF OLD BRISTOL ROAD AND BRIDGEWATER ROAD
  • 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
Restored in 1982.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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