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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Leominster
Town
Weobley
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR WILLIAM G STORR BARBER
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 December 1920
    Attended by: COL F H LEATHER DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 December 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33117
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Weobley
Leominster
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 401 519
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN LATIN CROSS ON OCTAGONAL SHAFT, SQUARE PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE. SET IN SMALL OCTAGONAL FLOWER BED.
Inscription
IN/ GRATEFUL/ AND LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW (SIC) OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM/ (NAMES)/ ALL FROM THIS PARISH WHO SERVED BETWEEN 1939 - 1945/ BY THE GRACE OF GOD RETURNED SAFELY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Badger, Thomas
Biggs, Ernest Richard
Davies, Albert George
Davies, Archibald
Davies, Arthur George
Davies, James
Davies, Thomas Joseph
Detheridge, George
Detheridge, Percy
Haynes, James
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 14FT
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Weobley 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
Three names were added post-unveiling.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Unveiling Programme/ Order of Service 2 December 1920

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