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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Devon
Town
Exmouth
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25276
Current location

In centre of town square
Exmouth
East Devon
Devon
EX8 1HL
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 00049 80942
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large stone cross surmounts square stone plinth. Plinth bears inscription. Plinth mounts four-stepped octagonal stone base. Whole is surrounded by gardens borders. Set in memorial garden.
Inscription
1914-1919/ IN MEMORY / OF OUR BRAVE MEN WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US/ "IS IT NOTHING TO YOU/ ALL YE THAT PASS BY"/ 1939-1945/ "WE WILL REMEMEBER THEM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, William C
Abell, A Reginald
Adams, John P F
Bailey, Frederick H
Barrett, Reginald
Bastard, William
Batten, Albert
Batten, Thomas
Becker, John
Bibby, John R
See details for all 126 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • 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
2008: Listed at Grade II
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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