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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wyre Forest
Town
Rock
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37875
Current location

A456 at Callow Hill
Rock
Wyre Forest
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 730 110
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial Cross of White Portland Stone. Three-stepped base.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE PARISH OF ROCK WHO, AT THE CALL OF DUTY, LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM, ENDURED HARDSHIPS, FACED DANGERS AND FINALLY LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE DEFENCE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bedwell, Herbert
Bird, Frank
Blount, Charles
Blount, Edwin
Booton, Walter
Brazier, Wilfred Victor
Curtis, George
Davis, William Henry
Doolittle, Edward
Green, Henry
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c. 17½ FT
    Materials: Stone - White Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE
  • Birmingham Daily Gazette - Tuesday 18 May 1920 To take the form of a cross 17½ feet high of white Portland Stone, costing £200.

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