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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Herefordshire
Town
Weston Under Penyard
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33044

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Current location

WESTON UNDER PENYARD CHURCH
Weston Under Penyard
South Herefordshire
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 621 232
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SQAURE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING PLINTH, TAPERING PEDESTAL, SHAFT AND CROSS. WW1 INSCRIPTION ON PLAQUE ON THE PEDESTAL AND WW2 INSCRIPTION ON A PLAQUE ON THE PLINTH. INSCRIPTION ON BOTH IN WHITE PAINTED LETTERING SWORD CARVED ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
UPPER PLAQUE: IN HONOUR OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" LOWER PLAQUE: ALSO INT HE WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bourton, Albert
Carpenter, Ernest
Close, James
Davis, Charles
Goode, Edward
Gurney, Albert
Gurney, Arthur
Hall, Arthur
Hall, Frank
Hudson, Dennis
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 23
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Weston under Penyard 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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