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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
North Cornwall
Town
Bodmin
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Falklands Conflict (1982)
Maker
G R VAUGHAN-ELLIS (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: 1989
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52719
Current location

Right hand side of car park at entrance
Priory Park
Priory Road
Bodmin
North Cornwall
Cornwall
PL31 2AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 07307 66901
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Ten plaques in semi-circle with stone of remembrance in centre. Stone of remembrance is pink granite with slate plaque with inscription in italics. Ten slate plaques in semi-circle behind the stone set in pairs on granite tablets with granite pillars at each end of the semi-circle. Last two slate plaques are blank. Memorial is backed by shrubs.
Inscription
Centre: For your Tomorrow/ We gave our Today Left: BODMIN/ WAR MEMORIAL/ TO COMMEMORATE THOSE/ WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18/ THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 45/ AND SUBSEQUENT CONFLICTS/ ERECTED 1989
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnall, H
Balment, J
Bawden, L J
Bawden, S J
Benney, S H
Best, C W
Blair, W L
Bray, A
Bray, F J
Bray, J
See details for all 175 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 119
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 119
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial, year died
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial, year died
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
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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