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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Penwith
Town
Pendeen
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS W H SNELL & SONS, MESSRS W H SNELL & SONS
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19th June 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Truro
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26327
Current location

IN THE OVERFLOW CHURCHYARD
ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pendeen
Penwith
Cornwall
TR197DW
England

OS Grid Ref: SW3826434222
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Base surmounted by tapering plinth, shaft, and wheel cross. Inscription in black lettering on one side of the cross. Additional tablet placed at the foot of the cross for the WW2 names. Cross is enclosed by a low stone post and metal railing fence.
Inscription
6 O'clock face: In/loving memory/of all those/who went forth/from the/Parish of Pendeen/and especially/of those who/laid down their/lives in/the Great War/1914 - 1919/for the cause of liberty/and righteousness./"Their name liveth/for evermore"/ (names)/Missing/ (names)/ 1939 - 1945/ In thankful remembrance/of/(names)/who gave their lives in/the Second World War. 12 O'CLOCK FACE: DEDICATED/ BY THE/ LORD BISHOP OF TRURO/ JUNE 19. 1920.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bone, Samuel H
Brooking, William G
Curnow, Richard
Davey, John H
Eddy, William
Ellis, William H
Greneell, Richard
Harvey, Noah
Hosking, Nicholas O
James, Peter
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Pendeen 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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