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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
Town
Bredwardine
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11th November 1998
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 25th November 2012
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32748
Current location

2012: The replacement memorial was moved 10 metres further along the roadside from the original.
B4352
Bredwardine
Hereford And Worcester
HR3 6DB
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 33203 44506
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The replacement memorial consists of three-stepped base surmounted by square pedestal, shaft and a decorative cross. Inscription and names are carved onto the pedestal and steps. The original memorial where is 10 meters away from the replacement, featuring a small wooden cross stands by the plinth after the stone cross was damaged and removed.
Inscription
LEFT SIDE: THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED/ BY THE PARISHIONRES TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR. ALSO TO/ PLACE ON RECORD THE/ NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED/ 1914 1918 RIGHT SIDE: HONOUR THEM AND WEEP NOT/ GIVE THEM PRAISE NOT PITY/ (NAMES) FRONT: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, T
Amus, G
Amus, J
Arrowsmith, A
Bradford, J
Brown, G
Carver, T
Davies, A
Davies, O
Egkley, D J
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 33
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,forename
    Order of information: year died,rank,forename
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Forest Of Dean
Listing information
Condition
History
October, 2012: The memorial has been rebuilt. The plinth is original with names inscribed, but the remainder of the memorial is new. Jan, 2012: only the plinth remains. 1998: cross was replaced. Nov, 1997: cross was knocked down in a traffic accident.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Hereford Times p111 / 22 November 2012 Notice of blessing for the newly restored war memorial at 10.30 am on Sunday 25th November 2012

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