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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Hams
Town
Stokenham
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th March 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25765
Current location

ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS CHURCH
Stokenham
South Hams
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 807 498
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
GRANITE CROSS MOUNTED ON FOUR-STEPPED STONE BASE. TOP STEP OF BASE IS SQUARE SET. FURTHER STEPS ARE OCTAGONAL, BLACK LETTERING.
Inscription
SOUTH FACE: "I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE" NORTH FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ AND OF THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, B L
Boon, J A
Clements, W F
Clernents, C
Cranch, G M
Farleigh, W F
Gillard, J H
Guest, L A
Gyllenship, G A
Harwood, J E
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 305MM, height 2740MM, width 355MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Stokenham 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

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