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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Kerrier
Town
Redruth
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9228
Current location

Park is off Adelaide Road
Redruth War Memorial
Victoria Park
Redruth
Kerrier
Cornwall
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England

OS Grid Ref: SW 70265 41763
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone Obelisk on buttressed square plinth and sloping base, on three-stepped base. WW1 names on bronze plaques on three sides of Pedestal. WW2 names on additional tablet. Memorial on paved area within Park.
Inscription
Front: LEST WE FORGET/ THE TRIBUTE OF/ REDRUTH/ TO HER/ GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914 - 1918./ "TO LIVE IN HEARTS/ WE LEAVE BEHIND/ IS NOT TO DIE."/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THOSE WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945. Other sides: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abraham, H V
Alder, E
Allen, R T
Ancove, B
Annear, N B
Armstrong, W S
Bath, J
Bawden, B
Berrim, J
Bingham, C H
See details for all 163 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 161
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 161
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • 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
2004: Park and memorial subject to attacks by vandals. Plans exist to add CCTV to increase security and prevent more attacks.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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