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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wansdyke
Town
Pensford
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29136
Current location

MAIN RD A37
A37
Pensford
Wansdyke
Avon
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 617 637
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wheel cross of stone set on tapering rough-hewn stone shaft. Shaft surmounts square-set stone plinth which bears names and inscription. Two-stepped stone base. Whole surrounded by low wall. Celtic-style carving on head of cross.
Inscription
1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918/IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY. "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 1039-1945. "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Coles, Charles
Corp, Sidney
Duckett, Reginald
Grant, Disney
Membury, James
Ruck, Cameron
Watts, Reginald
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Pensford 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
Reference

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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