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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Forest Of Dean
Town
Staunton
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1921
    Attended by:
  • Rededicated
    Date: October 2017
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65538
Current location

Field to the north of St James Church
A417 Between Gloucester And Ledbury
Staunton
Forest Of Dean
Gloucestershire
GL19 3QA
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 790 293
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough-hewn granite Cross mounted on plinth and single step base enclosed by metal railings. Two additional name panels added behind the Cross in 2018.
Inscription
IN GRATITUDE/ TO THOSE WHO FOUGHT IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ FALLEN/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 53
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
  • Staunton 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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