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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Leominster
Town
Kington
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: April 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33154
Current location

The Square
Kington
Leominster
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 29540 56705
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY A THREE OCTAGONAL STEPS, OCTAGONAL PEDESTAL, TAPERING SHAFT AND SNALL LATIN CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON METAL PLAQUES ON THE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL. LOW METAL RAILINGS PLACED AROUND THE BASE OF THE MEMORIAL
Inscription
REMEMBER WITH THANKFULNESS/ AND HONOUR THE MEN OF KINGTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ US IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abel, Thomas
Archer, Thomas
Baker, John
Bourchier, Ivon
Bufton, Harry
Bufton, William
Caunt, Cecil
Cook, Thomas
Cooke, Wilfred
Cowdell, Arthur
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 78
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 78
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • 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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