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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Teignbridge
Town
Kingsteignton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Canon Mills (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 May 1921
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 May 1921
    Attended by: Rev Percival Jackson, the former Vicar until 1914 who officiated at the baptisms and weddings of many named on the memorial
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25938
Current location

In small churchyard off the main churchyard
St Michaels Church
Sandpath Rd
Kingsteignton
Teignbridge
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 870 730
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Maltese wheel cross with tapering shaft mounted on plinth. Three slate tablets with inscriptions in black lettering set into sides of plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ "THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE"/ (Names) 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock faces: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Almond, G H
Bartlett, F R
Bovey, F L
Bray, J
Brimecombe, G H
Burt, F
Cockerham, F
Cook, A
Cook, H J
Cornall, H W
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial and surname
    Order of information: By surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 10in, height 114in, width 16in
    Materials: Granite - Dartmoor
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 30in, height 36in, width 48in
    Materials: Granite - Dartmoor
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 72in, height 10in, width 54in
    Materials: Granite - Dartmoor
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 24in, width 30.5in
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • Kingsteignton 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
c1928: Two names added to First World War list. White paint removed from names. c1921: Names painted white.
Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: A fund for maintenance and upkeep was established under the trusteeship of the British Legion.
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Originally entrusted to the Vicar and Churchwardens

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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