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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Northavon
Town
Whiteshill
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46236
Current location

AT ONE SIDE OF WHITESHILL COMMON
B4058
Whiteshill
Northavon
Avon
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 644 793
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped square base surmounted by a tapered plinth, shaft and Celtic Cross. Inscription on the sides of the plinth and on the sides of the top step.
Inscription
Side one: IN MEMORIAM/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS/ OF THE CIVIL PARISH OF WINTERBOURNE/ AND DEDICATED IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ TO OUR MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HEREON/ 1939 - 1945/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Side Two: FRENCHAY/ (Names) Side Three: WINTERBOURNE/ (Names) Side Four: WINTERBOURNE DOWN/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Thomas
Amos, Frank George
Amos, Frederick Graham
Andrews, George Henry
Biggs, George
Biggs, Tom
Bowen, Eynon G A
Bowen, Eynon G R
Buckley, Percy
Candy, Francis Wilfred
See details for all 53 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: 53
    Died: 53
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 26
    Died: 26
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3000MM, height C 3500MM, width 3200MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Hambrook 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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