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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Kerrier
Town
Mawnan Smith
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR C R CORFIELD (Architect)
MR L TOY (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 8th November 1922
    Attended by: LORD RENDLESHAM
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th July 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th July 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Truro
  • Opened
    Date: 20th July 1923
    Attended by: LORD LIEUT OF CORNWALL
  • Show More (3)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50771
Current location

MAWNAN MEMORIAL HALL
Sampys Hill
Mawnan Smith
Kerrier
Cornwall
TR11 5EW
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 777 288
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
MEMORIAL HALL WITH A FRAMED ROLL OF HONOUR FOR EACH WAR PLACED INSIDE THE BUILDING. ROLLS OF HONOUR ARE WOODEN FRAMED AND GLAZED WITH A GOLD LINE BORDER, AND THE LETTERING IS IN BLUE, RED, BLACK AND GOLD.
Inscription
FOUNDATION STONE: MAWNAN/ MEMORIAL HALL/ GREAT WAR/ THIS STONE WAS LAID NOV 8TH 1922 WW1 ROLL OF HONOUR: IN MEMORY OF/ 1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918/ IN MEMORIAM/ (NAMES)/ THEY ALSO SERVED/ (NAMES)/ BY LOVE SERVE ONE ANOTHER WW2 ROLL OF HONOUR: IN MEMORY/ 1939 THE WORLD WAR 1945/ IN MEMORIAM/ (NAMES)/ THESE ALSO SERVED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Batten, William
Benney, William
Bray, Albert
Bray, Sidney
Chambers, John
Chinn, Alfred
Chinn, Herny J
Chinn, Joseph
Christophers, John H
Cobbett, Lionel
See details for all 153 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 159
    Served and returned: 143
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 112
    Served and returned: 107
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname,forename
Components
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
History
1998: IMPROVEMENTS TO THE FACILITIES OF THE BUILDING WERE CARRIED OUT DATES UNKNOWN: THE HALL HAS BEEN EXTENDED AT LEAST TWICE
Costs

Memorial: £2000.00

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

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