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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Herefordshire
Town
Much Dewchurch
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32949
Current location

On traingle of greensward on south side of the B4348 at the junction with the lane leading to the Church
B4348
Much Dewchurch
South Herefordshire
Hereford And Worcester
HR2 8DL
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 48101 31163
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped rough-hewn stone plinth surmounted by square pedestal, shaft and cross. Black inscription on two sides of the pedestal.
Inscription
Side one: THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED BY THE/ PARISHIONERS TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM/ THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE." ECCLES 44.14 Side Two: AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Charles, Tom
Devereux, Leslie G
Helme, Harold L
Lewis, Alfred
Morris, Albert H
O'conner, Jack
Poyner, Lily M
Probert, Albert I
Prosser, Frank
Prosser, Reginald
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank,surname,forename,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: forename,rank,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Much Dewchurch 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

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