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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Warwick
Town
Warwick
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
BIRMINGHAM GUILD (Founder / Foundry)
MR C.E. BATEMAN F.R.I.B.A. (Designer)
MESSRS BRIDGEMAN & CO OF LICHFIELD (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th July 1921
    Attended by: LORD ALGERNON PERCY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38525
Current location

Outside the free library,
Church Street
Warwick
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 28210 64924
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a tall Eleanor Cross made of Portland stone. Cross has bronze plaques on lower levels with names of the fallen. Above the plaques are four shallow niches. CROSS IS TOPPED WITH DECORATIVE FINIALS AND HAS CARVED ARCHWAYS ON MANY OF THE STONE LEVELS. ABOVE NICHES ON EACH SIDE ARE CARVED SHIELDS WITH THE ARMS OF THE FOLLOWING TOWNS; WARWICK, LEAMINGTON, COVENTRY, STRATFORD UPON AVON, KENILWORTH. RUGBY, BIRMINGHAM AND SUTTON COLDFIELD. ABOVE THE SHEILDS ARE CARVINGS OF THE FOLLOWING SYMBOLS OF THE COUNTY OF WARWICKSHIRE; THE SWAN OF AVON, DUN COW, BEAR AND RAGGED STAFF, AND THE ANTELOPE.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF WARWICK/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J J
Adey, A
Andrews, T W
Archer, F
Arnold, A
Ashbourne, J H
Ashby, A
Ashmoore, W R
Ashmore, E T
Aston, H A
See details for all 335 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 335
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 335
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died
    Order of information: year died,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 99
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 99
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c 11000 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £2000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 79 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK
  • 'Warwick and Warwickshire Advertiser and Leamington Gazette'
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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