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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Cornwall
Town
Kilkhampton
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9243
Current location

The memorial can be found outside the entrance to the church yard of The Parish Church of Saint James the Great.
Kilkhampton
North Cornwall
Cornwall
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 25247 11279
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic Cross on a single step and square plinth. Sword of Sacrifice on front face.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: REMEMBER/ THESE MEN/ OF/ KILKHAMPTON/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS ERECTED TO/ COMMEMORATE THE MEN/ WHO HAVE SACRIFICED/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914 - 1919.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, F
Bonetto, J
Bonetto, W
Box, J
Brock, J
Colliver, W
Cornish, A
Heard, A
Heard, R
Heard, R
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, decorations
    Order of information: rank,surname, decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank,surname, service
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3000 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1050 mm, width 1500 mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Kilkhampton 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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