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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wychavon
Town
Kemerton
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR HERBERT BAKER RA, Messrs E T Taylor of Tewkesbury, Mr A Stanley of Kemerton
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 January 1921
    Attended by: Lady Norton
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32460
Current location

High Street
Kemerton
Wychavon
Hereford And Worcester
GL20 7JE
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 94611 37201
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Latin Limestone Cross atop a tall shaft, which is on a five stage base. The design of the cross was adapted from an ancient village cross in the village of Laycock.
Inscription
1914 + 1919/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ (NAMES) IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Brush, A C
Bucks, L L
Cook, F
Devereux, O W
Durh, L I
Farrer, C
Farrer, T C
Festing, H W
Hindmarsh, E N
Holland Martin, G R
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
  • Kemerton 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
NAMES ERODED; 2015 War Memorials Trust grant of £2,300- memorial cleaned of soiling and biological growth, the inscriptions were repainted and selective stone replacement undertaken on the eroded steps, memorial repointed with a lime mortar.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin 75, November 2017, page 10

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