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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wyre Forest
Town
Kidderminster
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37874
Current location

ST JOHNS CHURCH
Bewdley Rd
Kidderminster
Wyre Forest
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 825 766
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE WHEEL CROSS SET ON OCTAGONAL SHAFT. OCTAGONAL PEDESTAL BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. THREE-STEPPED OCTAGONAL BASE. TRACERY CARVING WITHIN WHEEL OF HEAD OF CROSS. CARVING OF CROS WITHIN LAUREL WREATH. FURTHER CARVING ON ENDS OF HEAD OF CROSS.
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ THEY WERE A WAL/ UNTO US/ BOTH BY NIGHT/ AND BY DAY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addenbrooke, Adenbrooke
Allbut, Gerald W G
Allen, Albert H
Allen, Harold
Allen, William B
Ashcroft, James W
Ayers, Harold
Barker, David
Barker, William J
Beaman, Thomas
See details for all 147 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 147
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 147
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 3000MM, height C 5000MM, width C 3000MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
History
SOME LETTERING EROSION - DEC 2000.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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