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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wychavon
Town
Fladbury
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32412

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Current location

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Fladbury
Wychavon
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 996 463
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ON SQUARE PLINTH, WITH PLAQUE FOR DEDICATION. WW1 Names of Men of Fladbury are recorded on WMR 3136
Inscription
(FACE 1) TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THEIR ONLY SON/ JOHN FRANCIS/ CAPT. FIFTH BATTALION/ ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ JUNE 2 1915 AGED 27/ AND IN HONOUR TO THOSE OTHERS/ OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR./ THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED BY JOHN HORACE AND ETHEL FRANCIS. GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. (FACE 2) FLADBURY (NAMES) (FACE 3) (NAMES) HILL AND MOOR (NAMES) (FACE 4) (NAMES)/ THROCKMORTON (NAMES) WYRE (NAMES) ALSO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Francis, John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,forename,place of birth
    Order of information: rank,place of birth
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Fladbury Church 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
Sponsorship
Private

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