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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Cherington
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51843
Current location

St. John the Baptist Church
Church Lane
Cherington
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV36 5HY
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 29166 36587
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted wooden triptych with the gilded figure of St. George at top and a black dragon at his feet, supported by a moulded stone shelf. Triptych is in the form of a cupboard with strap hinges to both doors.
Inscription
Centre: REMEMBER BEFORE GOD / (Names) / THEY ALL SERVED GOD / KING AND COUNTRY IN THE / GREAT WAR. WHETHER WE LIVE OR DIE WE ARE THE LORD'S Inside left door : 1898 -1913 / (Names) / 1914-18 / (Names) Inside right door : 1915-1918 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Origins of the Triptych are recorded on WMR 79279

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