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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
South Hams
Town
Kingsbridge
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1925
    Attended by: MAJ GEN E W ALEXANDER VC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25598
Current location

IN PARK GARDENS NEXT TO RIVER
Embankment Rd
Kingsbridge
South Hams
Devon
TQ7 1JF
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 734 448
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE FIGURE OF WOMAN DRESSED IN ROBE. FIGURE STANDS IN PLINTH WHICH BEARS NAMES IN INCISED WHITE LETTERING. PLINTH SURMOUNTS THREE-STEPPED GRANITE BASE. ANCHOR AND CHAIN AT WOMAN'S SIDE.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF KINGSBRIDGE AND DODBROOKE/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ AS A RESULT OF THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, C
Adams, F C
Balkwill, W H
Ball, E
Ball, W M M
Beer, A H
Bowman, Jw
Camp, Hf
Clark, Sv
Clarke, H
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 30
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Italian
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 8 FT, height C 14 FT, width 8 FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Kingsbridge and Dodbrooke 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
Costs

Site: £350

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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