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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Hams
Town
Thurlestone
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1921
    Attended by: MAJ GEN E W ALEXANDER VC
  • Dedicated
    Date: September 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25783
Current location

Near Thurlestone Hotel
All Saints Church
Thurlestone
South Hams
Devon
TQ7 3NU
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 670 430
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FOUR STEPPED SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH, TAPEPERED SHAFT AND LATIN CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON TWO SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND TOP STEP
Inscription
SIDE ONE: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR US DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 TO 1918/ (Names) SIDE TWO: 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clifford, Gerald
Creswick, Wilfred B
Dyer, Albert
Dyer, William
Elliott, James
Ellis, Harold
Hoore, John T
Ilbert, Geoffrey
Inchbald, John
Moore, Arthur
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Thurlestone 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
History
Constructed from a design prepared by the rector, Rev. F.E.Coope.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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