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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Malvern Hills
Town
Cradley
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21st April 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32768

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Current location

Village Green
Cradley
Malvern Hills
Hereford And Worcester
WR13 5LL
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 73512 47097
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Simple stone cross surmounting square stone plinth. Plinth bears carved inscription and names. Additinoal bronze plaque bears further inscription in raised lettering. Three stepped stone base .
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF ALL THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FROM THIS PARISH AND/ WHOSE NAMES ARE ON THE /TABLET IN THE CHURCH/ ALSO OF/ (Names) TO THE PRAISE OF GOD AND/ IN GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE. (On plaque): THIS MONUMENT WAS UNVEILED IN APRIL, 1920/ BY MRS. FRANCES MACLEAN, WIDOW OF/ GENERAL HENRY MACLEAN OF THE HALESEND,/ IN MEMORY OF THEIR SONS IVAN AND ALEC/ AND GRANDSONS FRANK ABBOTT AND/ HECTOR MACLEAN, WHOSE PARENTS WERE/ MARRIED IN CRADLEY CHURCH./ LIEUT. PEEL CORBIN WAS A FAMILY FRIEND AND/ CPL. HARRY LANE ASSISTED CAPT. IVAN MACLEAN/ (REGIMENTAL MEDICAL OFFICER TO THE 2ND/ BN. RIFLE BRIGADE) TO RESCUE AND TEND/ WOUNDED MEN WHO HAD FALLEN/ AHEAD OF THE FRONT LINE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Frank Maclean
Corbin, Peel
Lane, H
Lane, H
Maclean, Alec
Maclean, Alec
Maclean, Captivan
Maclean, Hector
Maclean, Hector
Maclean, Ivan
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2800MM, height 4260MM, width 2800MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Maclean 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

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