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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Hinckley And Bosworth
Town
Stanton under Bardon
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37569
Current location

Memorial set into Churchyard wall
facing pavement,
St. Mary & All Saints' Churchyard
Main Street
Stanton under Bardon
Hinckley And Bosworth
Leicestershire
LE67 9TQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 46657 10347
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Protruding two-stage, five-sided plinth, partially set into a support wall, stands on the upper step of two wide steps from pavement. Rising from the plinth upper stage is a square sectioned tapering Latin cross with Sword of Sacrifice in relief at front. Plan view of plinth takes the form of a half-octagonal footprint. Inscribed bronze plaque on each front face of upper & lower plinth. Both plaques are similarly decorated with an engraved dual-lined border with outward facing loops at corners. Name plaque has a British Legion motif engraved centrally above WW1, WW2 names.
Inscription
Upper plinth, plaque : THEY DIED IN WAR / THAT WE IN PEACE MAY LIVE / THEY GAVE THEIR BEST. / SO WE OUR BEST SHOULD GIVE Lower plinth, plaque : NAMES OF THE FALLEN / [left] 1914 - 1918 / (7 NAMES) || [right] 1939 - 1945 / (6 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, James L
Adcock, John
Bancroft, Thomas
Bates, Robert
Brown, Robert
Cave, Obadiah
Harris, Harry
Hill, Edgar W
Hill, Harry
Mitchell, Geoffrey E
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1600 mm, height 2900 mm, width 4230 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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