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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Devon
Town
Parracombe
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25674
Current location

St Petroc's Church
Parracombe
North Devon
Devon
EX31 4RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 67471 44946
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three stepped octagonal base surmounted by tapering plinth and wheel cross. Inscription on the top step and on the base of the front face of the shaft.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1971: (NAME)/ 1939/ (NAMES)/ 1945/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN EVER LOVING/ MEMORY OF THE/ PARRACOMBE MEN WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919. 4.30 AND 7.30 FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Antell, E J
Lang, W J H
Leworthy, J
Lock, W
Nicholls, W
Rottenbury, H J
Somerwill, J
Walters, F E
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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