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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Torridge
Town
Ashwater
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2894

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Current location

Village Green
100 metres west of church
Village Green
Jubilee Court
Ashwater
Torridge
Devon
EX21 5EY
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 38585 95237
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cornish granite wheeled cross
Inscription
(FRONT OF MEMORIAL): IN HONOUR OF ALL ASHWATER MEN WHO FOUGHT IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AND IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING WHO FELL FOR KING AND COUNTRY/(NAMES) (BACK OF MEMORIAL): ALSO IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE 1939-1945 WAR/(NAMES)/GRANT UNTO THEM ETERNAL REST
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boondy, S
Bray, L
Burnett, F
Dockett, C
Gliddon, W
Ham, W
Jordan, J
Moore, W
Perkins, A
Petherick, S
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • Ashwater War Memorial Cross
  • 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
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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