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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Penwith
Town
Marazion
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr W J J Rodda (Designer)
Mr W J J Rodda (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 May 1921
    Attended by: Brig General Lord St Levan C B, C V O
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 May 1921
    Attended by: Rev E B Mereweather
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9271
Current location

Located opposite All Saints Church.
Fore Street
Marazion
Penwith
Cornwall
TR17 0AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 51954 30623
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Base surmounted bay double plinth, shaft and wheel cross. Inscription in gold lettering on slate tablets palced on two sides of the upper plinth. Cross stands within small grden enclosed at the font by ornate metal railings which bear the music for the Hymn "Abide with me", the gate bearing the words of the Hymn's first line.
Inscription
Railings: ABIDE WITH ME! FAST FALLS THE EVENTIDE Plinth: THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS / IN MEMORY OF ALL MEN OF MARAZION / AND ST MICHAELS MOUNT WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1914 1918/ (Names) / 1939 1945 / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOW HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Berryman, James Thomas
Channing, Frank
Chapple, James
Donovan, A
Edmonds, F
Edmonds, Samuel John
Egan, W
Halse, Robert
Ivey, Arthur
Ivey, John
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 18FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
MARAZION TOWN TRUST

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