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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
South Hams
Town
Kingsbridge
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67311
Current location

Embankment Road
Kingsbridge
South Hams
Devon
TQ7 1LN
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 73651 43808
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Statue on a square granite plinth with the names in gilt and the whole set on three steps and a square paved base.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF KINGSBRIDGE AND DODBROOKE/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ AS A RESULT OF THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI. 9 o'clock face: ARMY/(Names)/ NAVY/ (Names)/ 12 o'clock face: 1939 - 1945/ SERVICES/ (Names)/ CIVILIANS/ (Names) 3 o'clock face: ARMY/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, C
Adams, F C
Angell, W C
Arthur, S R V
Balkwill, W H
Ball, E
Ball, W
Beer, A H
Bennett, W
Blackler, R A
See details for all 116 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surnames, decorations
    Order of information: Surnames
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surnames
    Order of information: Surnames
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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