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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Devon
Town
Walkhampton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
C H TRATHEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2926
Current location

Centre of village.
Walkhampton
West Devon
Devon
PL20 6JF
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 53316 69666
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four-stepped octagonal base surmounted by shaft and Latin cross. Inscription in black lettering on the sides of the top two steps
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE VALOUR AND/ DEVOTION OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919, I STAND/ TO BEAR PROUD AND/ LASTING WITNESS. TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO/ MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ 1939 - 1945 Other faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atwill, L H
Atwill, P
Atwill, T
Cooper, Ed
Easterbrook, F C
French, J H
Gann, Wm. J
Giles, Norman
Gill, Basil E
Greber, H W
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Rank, Regiment, Decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3350mm, height 4100mm, width 3350mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Walkhampton 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
History
Lettering occasionally repainted as required
Costs

Site: Free

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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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