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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Cornwall
Town
Delabole
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
May of St Breward
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th February 1922
    Attended by: Sir George Croydon Marks MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9242
Current location

In a memorial garden at the corner of Atlantic Road and the village High Street
Atlantic Road
Delabole
North Cornwall
Cornwall
PL33 9DN
England

OS Grid Ref: SX0682183947
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN CELTIC CROSS ON SQUARE PLINTH AND TWO-STEPPED BASE. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERNG ON ONE SIDE OF THE PLINTH. ADDITIONAL TABLET FOR WW2 NAMES PLACED AT THE FOOT SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF DELABOLE MEN/ WHO DIED FOR/ GOD, KING, AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amy, H C
Amy, S G
Bowden, S
Brown, P
Buckland, R C
Bunt, E
Burnard, C
Collins, A
Collins, J
Commins, H J
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2883 mm, height 3510 mm, width 2715 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Delabole 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
Costs

Site: £240 - £250

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Teath Parish Council
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Account of Unveiling: Cornish and Devon Post February 18th 1922

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