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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Hinckley And Bosworth
Town
Stoke Golding
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th September 1921
    Attended by: PRIVATE JOSEPH SKELTON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37833
Current location

Centrepoint of cemetery,
Hinckley Road Cemetery
Hinckley Road
Stoke Golding
Hinckley And Bosworth
Leicestershire
CV13 6DU
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 39998 97040
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Bull Ring
    Stoke Golding
    Hinckley And Bosworth
    Leicestershire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Four-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a circular moulded boss & octagonal sectioned tapering shaft, with a decorative capital & wheel cross. Leaded inscriptions & names on riser faces around upper two steps. Between these steps is a chamfer-headed octagonal spacer. Lower two steps have chamfered edges. The whole memorial is bordered by a wide circular hard standing area.
Inscription
4th. step : ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF STOKE GOLDING / IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 / continuing onto 3rd.step : GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS, / LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT / THAT THEIR NAME BE NOT FORGOTTEN. 4th. step, opp. side : (21 NAMES) 3rd. step, opp. side : SECOND GREAT WAR /1939 - 1945 / LEST WE FORGET. 2 adjacent 3rd. step faces, opp. side : (12 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, H
Adcock, P
Adcock, W S
Bloxham, C W
Bloxham, J W
Grewcock, A
Harris, S
Hill, S
Hunter, A J
Jordan, H E
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4045 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Stoke Golding 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
Sponsorship
Public

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