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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Devon
Town
Whitchurch
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45910
Current location

ST ANDREWS CHURCH
Whitchurch
West Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 493 727
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN ROUGH HEWN LATIN CROSS ON SQUARE PLINTH AND THREE STEP SQUARE BASE IHS ECCLESIASTICAL SYMBOL WITH ARROW AND SNAKE ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF OUR/ BRAVE WHITCHURCH PARISHIONERS/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES). 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ash, R J
Astley-cooper, P B
Bennett, V R
Compton-lundie, E W
Cordner, A A
Creber, S J
Daw, W W
Donaldson, R G
Fox, R W
Friend, S G
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,decorations
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2290MM, height 3360MM, width 2290MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Whitchurch 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

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