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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
North Cornwall
Town
Bodmin
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52995
Current location

National Trust estate of Lanhydrock. SW side of churchyard adjoining church.
St Hydroc Church
Lanhydrock Estate
Bodmin
North Cornwall
Cornwall
PL30 4DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 085 636
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White-painted battlefield cross with small metal cross inset within the shaft. Cross is laid on a grassy bank with a glazed cover.
Inscription
Cross: CAPTAIN/ THE HONBLE T C AGAR ROBARTES MP/ COLDSTREAM GUARDS/ WHO DIED SEPT 30TH 1915 OF WOUNDS RECEIVED/ IN ACTION/ NR LOOS Metal cross: THE HONBLE T C AGAR ROBARTES MP/ CAPTAIN COLDSTREAM GUARDS/ DIED OF WOUNDS 30TH SEPTEMBER 1915 Bottom: CROSSES TRANSFERRED FROM THE GRAVE IN THE MILITARY CEMETERY AT/ LAPIGNEY, NE FRANCE WHEN A PERMANENT HEADSTONE WAS PLACED/ THERE BY THE IMPERIAL WAR GRAVES COMMISSION IN 1923.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Robartes, T C Agar
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,place of burial,manner of death,occupation,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Listing information
Condition
History
2010: conservation measures taken.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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