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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Churchdown
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 April 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34330
Current location

St Andrew's Church
Station Road
Churchdown
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
GL3 2EP
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 8834519818
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
STONE CROSS ON A COLUMN, SET ON A PLINTH. THREE-STEP BASE. THE CROSS HAS SQUARE INSETS IN THE CORNER OF EACH ARM. THE FIRST WORLD WAR NAME PLAQUES ARE BRONZE SET AROUND THE PLINTH WITH THE DEDECATORY INSCRIPTION BENEATH WHICH IS ENGRAVED INTO THE STONEWORK. THE SECOND WORLD WAR & MALAYA NAMES AND INSCRIPTION ARE ON BRONZE PLAQUES SET INTO THE SIDES OF THE UPPER STEP. ROSE AND OAKLEAF AT CENTRE OF CROSS. LAUREL WREATHS ON SIDES OF COLUMNS AT BASE. TWO CARVED SQUARE LEAF BOSSES ON PLINTH SEPARATING START AND FINISH OF INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
AROUND BASE OF UPPER PLINTH: +"HAVE IN HONOUR / ALL THOSE SONS/ OF CHURCHDOWN / WHO WENT FORTH / TO SERVE IN THE / YEARS 1914-1918 / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" / [NAMES ABOVE] LOWER PLINTH : 1939-1945 [NAMES] / MALAYA [NAME]
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Balwin, P G
Bayes, P F
Bayliss, T
Butler, E J
Butt, C W
Cardew, G E
Chandler, H C Powell
Collins, W G T
Daniels, A
Daniels, G
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4 M EST, width 2 M EST.
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Churchdown 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
2012: WW1 plaques stained, and lettering starting to crumble.
Costs

Site: £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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