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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kerrier
Town
Porthleven
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
Maker
Messrs. Ching
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries/British Legion
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9224
Current location

Hilltop Site
1
War Memorial
Peverall Terrace
Porthleven
Kerrier
Cornwall
TR13 9DZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 62948 25671
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite replica of St. Columb's Cross on square plinth and two-stepped base, within a walled, gated enclosure. Black lettering on the faces of the plinth.
Inscription
Plinth: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR & GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE/ MEN OF PORTLEVEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918--1939-1945/ "MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS/ IN GLORY EVERLASTING" (Names on side of plinth) Flower container at base of cross: BRITISH/LEGION/1955.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Oliver
Allen, Reginald
Allen, William
Arthur, William Charles
Bawden, Stanley
Boon, Edward
Bowden, George
Bowden, Harry
Cardell, Edward J
English, John
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Aden Emergency (1963-1967)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames,surname, year died
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3658 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: Given by Squire of Penrose

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

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