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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Penwith
Town
Penzance
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th June 1922
    Attended by: MAYOR OF PENZANCE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33611

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Current location

32
CHAPEL STREET METHODIST CHURCH
Chapel St
Penzance
Penwith
Cornwall
TR18 4AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 47515 30070
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO AN ORNATE CONVEX-HEADED WOODEN BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION ON THE PLAQUE IN RED AND BLACK PAINTED LETTERING CRUSADER KNIGHT INCISED ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PLAQUE WITH FOLIATE BORDER .CARVED LAUREL WREATH AT THE TOP CENTRE AND BOTTOM LEFT AND RIGHT OF THE BACKBOARD, CHERUB CARVED AT THE BOTTOM CENTRE
Inscription
I have fought a good fight/In loving memory of the men of/this church and Sunday School/who laid down their lives/in the Great War 1914 1918/ (names).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boaden, William G
Bridgeman, Samuel
Combellack, Richard J
Crocker, Cecil J L
Dunstan, Raymond J
Grenfell, Frederick J
Hitchens, J Archibald
Hosken, A Newton
Jelbert, W Eric A
Legg, Arthur R
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 115MM, height 1550MM, width 1780MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TRUSTEES OF CHAPEL STREET METHODIST CHURCH

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