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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Teignbridge
Town
Buckfastleigh
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st January 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25814
Current location

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH (REDUNDANT)
Buckfastleigh
Teignbridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 730 660
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING SQUARE PLINTH, SHAFT AND CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND AT THE BASE OF THE CROSS. WHOLE IS ENCLOSED BY A GREEN-PAINTED METAL RAILING FENCE
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: OUR/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF BUCKFASTLEIGH/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ "BLESSED ARE THE DEAD THAT DIE IN THE LORD"/ REVELATIN XIV.13 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addems, A B
Andrews, H
Ash, S
Barnes, T H
Bartle, F
Beer, G H
Bickle, H
Bickle, W H
Black, W R
Bonathon, A H
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3550MM, width 3300MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN THE CHURCHYARD OF HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
  • 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
1998: PLAN TO MOVE THE MEMORIAL FROM THE CHURCH WHICH WAS DAMAGED BY FIRE AND IS NO LONGER USED, NEARER TO THE CENTRE OF TOWN 2000: PLANS TO MOVE THE MEMORAL ABANDONED. 2004: APPLICATION FOR FUNDING MADE
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BUCKFASTLEIGH DISTRICT COUNCIL
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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