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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Northavon
Town
Pilning
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46213
Current location

NORTHWICK RD AND CROSS HANDS RD
Northwick Rd
Pilning
Northavon
Avon
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 556 852
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Pilning cemetery

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
ROUGH HEWN SQUARE GRANITE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERED PLINTH, TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THREE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS ENCLOSED BY LOW CHAIN LINK AND BOLLARD FENCE
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 3 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 1945/ (NAMES)/ THE PATH OF DUTY WAS THE WAY TO GLORY/ (NAMES) 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ ALSO TO COMMEMORATE THOSE WHO NOBLY/ RESPONDED TO THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Chaney, James
Clark, Albert
Clarke, Sidney
Clarke, Walter
Collins, Gilbert
Cullimore, Arthur
George, Edwin
Grey, Ernest
Jones, Henry
Pullin, Sidney
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 6
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1100MM, height 3350MM, width 1250MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Pilning 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
History
1944-1945; THE MEMORIAL WAS KNOCKED DOWN BY AN AMERICAN FORCES LORRY. AMERICAN MILITARY COMMAND PAID FOR THE MEMORIAL TO BE REPAIRED AND PLACED INTO THE LOCAL CEMETERY. 1994 or 1999: PARISH COUNCIL MOVED THE MEMORIAL BACK TO ITS ORIGINAL LOCATION
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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