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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Teignbridge
Town
Dawlish
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 Feb 1921
    Attended by: LT COL PERCY R WORRALL DSO MC
  • Rededicated
    Date: 19 Feb 2007
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25860
Current location

NEXT TO ST GREGORY THE GREAT CHURCH
ST GREGORY THE GREAT CHURCH
Dawlish
Teignbridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 953 766
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE DOUBLE PLINTH, SHAFT AND LATIN CROSS. NAMES ON BRONZE PLAQUES ON THREE SIDES OF THE LOWER PLINTH. SOUTH FACE INSCRIPTIONS ANS NAMES ARE ENGRAVED ON 2 POLISHED ROSA DANTA GRANITE PLAQUES WHICH ARE INLAID INTO THE MEMORIAL
Inscription
NORTH FACE: ERECTED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF DAWLISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) SOUTH FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) " THOSE WHO HAVE FALLEN FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM IN THE BRITISH ARMED FORCES SINCE 1945"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abell, P E
Abell, S T
Ager, E
Andrews, W L
Anning, J
Baron, A S
Bearne, A H
Blackmore, C H
Blackmore, R G
Blatchford, W
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 103
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 103
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2508MM, height 5245MM, width 2654MM
    Materials: Granite - Devonshire
Listing information
  • Dawlish 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
May 2007: Presently in the process of cleaning and updating the names Cleaned refurbished and updated in 2007
Costs

Comments: COST OF MEMORIAL REFURBISHMENT IN 2007 WAS £3600 CONDUCTED BY THORNE MEMORIALS LTD DAWLISH
Memorial: UNKOWN

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
TEIGNBRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL DAWLISH WAR MEMORIAL CHARITABLE TRUST
Reference
  • Dawlish Gazette Pg 1 26 Sep 2007

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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