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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
District
Carrick
Town
Falmouth
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26101
Current location

Falmouth Cemetery
Falmouth
Carrick
Cornwall
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 80300 31600
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Octagonal cross of sacrifice on three stepped base. Bronze sword of sacrifice on front face
Inscription
THIS CROSS OF SACRIFICE IS ONE IN DESIGN/ AND INTENTION WITH THOSE WHICH HAVE/ BEEN SET UP IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM AND/ OTHER PLACES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD/ WHERE OUR DEAD OF THE/ GREAT WAR ARE LAID TO REST/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 AND WHO LIE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • FALMOUTH GENERAL CEMETERY
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
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  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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