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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Devon
Town
Sheepstor
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2923
Current location

in Churchyard
Parish Church
Sheepstor
West Devon
Devon
PL20 6PF
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 56026 67657
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain rough hewn Latin cross on tapering plinth and single step
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18 GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND ST JOHN 15 V 13
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blatchford, Harry
Mortimore, William
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,forename,place of birth
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2700mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • Sheepstor 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
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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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