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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Devon
Town
Witheridge
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25990
Current location

WITHERIDGE CHURCH
Witheridge
North Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 820 700
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING PLINTH, SHAFT AND CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON ONE SIDE OF THE PLINTH AND TOP STEP
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ FOR GOD, KING & COUNTRY/ IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN OF THIS PARISH/ (NAMES)/ 1939 1945./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bodley, A
Boundey, H
Burridge, E F
Cooke, F G
Facey, C H
Facey, W R E
Ford, W H
Gard, P
Hill, A H
Kingdom, F A
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment,forename
    Order of information: forename,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • GATE PIERS, GATES AND RAILINGS BOUNDING THE SOUTH SIDE OF CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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