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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Wiltshire
Town
Trowbridge
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
James Long (Masons) Ltd
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 13 September 2015
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43596
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Stallard St
Trowbridge
West Wiltshire
Wiltshire
BA14 9AA
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 85122 57730
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross on four-tier square plinth.
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN / GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN / CONNECTED WITH THIS PARISH WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Adlem, T P
Angell, F H
Ayers, A J
Baber, P
Bailey, A
Bailey, W
Baker, W J
Beavan, H G
Belbin, E
Belcher, Ps
See details for all 145 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 158
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 158
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c 2700mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL TO SOUTH OF HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
  • 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
History
2015: Memorial conserved, stone cleaned, lettering repaired. June 2010: Letters nearly all gone. Crack has appeared in the top of the cross. May 2010.The names were originally lead lettered and the letters have mostly disappeared.
Costs

Comments: 2015 conservation work fund raised by Trowbridge & District White Ensign Association.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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