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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wansdyke
Town
Batheaston
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
Mowbray A Green FRIBA (Architect)
Messrs E Chancellor & Sons (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: March 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Bath and Wells
  • Unveiled
    Date: March 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Bath and Wells
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7558
Current location

Church of St John the Baptist
Northend
Batheaston
Wansdyke
Avon
BA1 7EE
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 77753 67919
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Cross, replica of 15th Century design, on two stepped base. Two plaques with names.
Inscription
WW1 plaque: THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/ (Names) WW2 plaque: THESE MEN GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bakemond, W G
Barber, G
Bartt, F G
Bence, S R
Blanchand, F H
Collett, F Y
Cooper, F T
Darbishire, C F
Dauncey, A
Davies, R
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, occupation
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2000mm, height 5000mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Stone - Bath
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £160

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC
Reference

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