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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bristol
Town
Stoke Bishop
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
W H WATKINS
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 May 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Bristol
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7335
Current location

Stoke Hill/ Downleaze.
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
Avon
BS9 1JE
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 56610 75299
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross set on octagonal shaft, two stepped octagonal plinth, and three octagonal steps. On the front face of the shaft are a carved shield and a sword entwined with foliage. The dedication and names are carved on the faces of the plinth.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF/ STOKE BISHOP MEN WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ "HE THAT DOETH THE WILL/ OF GOD ABIDETH FOR EVER." " WHO STANDS IF FREEDOM FALL/ WHO DIES IF ENGLAND LIVE."/ (Names)/ ALSO IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SEOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-45./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, F B H
Ashley, W D
Baker, P
Beechgood, N
Brenan, B E
Briggs, G F
Butler, W
Cruddas, S G P
Curtis, F J
Davies, C H
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3.5M BASE, height 5M, width 3.5M BASE
    Materials: Stone - Stancliffe
Listing information
  • Stoke Bishop 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
History
1990s: Stone work cleaned.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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