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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Hams
Town
Totnes
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04th June 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25784
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
High St
Totnes
South Hams
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 802 605
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Octagonal Cross of Sacrifice, a copy of a Blomfield Cross, on octagonal plinth and octagonal two-stepped base. Bronze Cross of Sacrifice on front face.
Inscription
6 O'Clock Face: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ SACRED MEMORY/ OF THE 103/ TOTNES MEN/ WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND OF THEIR/ FELLOW TOWNSMEN/ WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ SECOND GREAT WAR/ 1939 - 1945. Other Faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Almond, W H J
Almond, W H J
Anthony, P L
Arscott, W C
Arscott, W C
Beer, M
Beer, M
Ben, W J
Bennett, J
Benwett, J
See details for all 175 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 103
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 103
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 38
    Died: 38
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Totnes 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
NEEDS CLEANING (1992)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TOTNES TOWN COUNCIL
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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