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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Torbay
Town
Brixham
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MEMORIALS LTD (Mason)
BRITTON-JONES NAMEPLATES LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1951
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25769
Current location

Berry Head Rd
Brixham
Torbay
Devon
TQ5 9UY
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 93035 56520
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped base surmounted by a square tapering plinth, shaft and wheel Cross. Dedicatory inscription in black at the bse of the shaft. Names in relief on plaques on sides of plinth. Low chain link fence on the top step.
Inscription
IN/ GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF/ OUR HEROIC/ FELLOW CITIZENS/ WHO SACRIFICED/ THIER LIVES IN THE/ WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 1919./ 1939 -1945./ "THEIR NAME/ LIVETH FOR/ EVERMORE"/ (NAMES)/ "LEST EW FORGET"/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 216
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 216
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 125
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • Brixham 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

Memorial: £516.16

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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