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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Devon
Town
Warkleigh
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Harry Hems and Sons, sulptor of Exeter (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st August 1924
    Attended by: The Rector, W. Vincent Jephson, M.A.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31st August 1924
    Attended by: The Rector, W. Vincent Jephson, M.A.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25706

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Current location

Fork oin the road but outside the village on the road to Chittleham holt.
Cockrams Butt
Warkleigh
North Devon
Devon
EX37 9PE
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 65275 22080
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Dartmoor Grey Granite Cross
Inscription
IN / PROUD MEMORY / OF THE MEN / OF WARKLEIGH / WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES / IN THE / GREAT WA / IN THE CAUSE / OF JUSTICE / AND FREEDOM / 1914 - 1919 / (NAMES) / 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hammett, E G
Mears, F
Mortimer, W H
Owen, W P
Shapland, A G
Simmons, H
Skinner, P J
Somerville, J
Taylor, L. J. (?)
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Dartmoor Grey
Listing information
  • Warkleigh 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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