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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Wormleighton
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38538
Current location

On grassed area
in front of Manor House,
Church Drive
Wormleighton
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV47 2XW
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 44827 53713
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a square-sectioned plinth & tapering square-sectioned obelisk. Incised inscription on two sides of plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face : THIS OBELISK WAS / ERECTED BY THE / PARISHIONERS OF / WORMLEIGHTON IN / LOVING MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / AND / 1939 - 1945 12 o'clock face : (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Bernard
Baker, Ernest G
Burnett, Fassett
Grant, Alfred George
Green, Arthur
Phipps, C.
Tasker, Percy Daniel
West, William Robert
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height c 2000 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Wormleighton 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

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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