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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Torbay
Town
St Marychurch
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 December 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 10 November 2002
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25778
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Fore Street
St Marychurch
Torbay
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 925 650
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE TAPERING PLINTH AND PLAIN LATIN CROSS. INSCRIPTION CARVED ON ONE SIDE OF THE PLINTH CROSSED SWORD AND RIFLE CARVED ON THE BASE BELOW THE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
TO THE FLORIOUS DEAD WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ 1914 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 99
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 99
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 10FT
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
2001: SOME OF THE NAMES ARE HARD TO READ 2002: NAMES ON THE MEMORIAL RE-ENGRAVED - FUNDED BY THE PARISH. IT IS PROPOSED THAT THE METAL RAILING THAT WAS REMOVED DURING WW2 BE REPLACED IN 2003.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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