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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Warwickshire
Town
Arley
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68516

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Current location

Rectory Road/ Oak Avenue
Arley
North Warwickshire
Warwickshire
CV7 8RD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 28282 90596
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Latin cross with a sword of sacrifice carved on the front face surmounting a curved-topped plinth and the whole set on three steps. Two plaques are mounted on the plinth and the second step. raised lettering in caps.
Inscription
Upper plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF ARLEY/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES / THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ (Names) Lower plaque: ALSO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1500mm, height 3000mm, width 1500mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Flagpole recently erected using a grant from Rowland Court Social and Fundraising.
Costs

Comments: 2007: Adopted by Arley Parish Council.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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