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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Restormel
Town
St Austell
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9290
Current location

adjacent to church.
Holy Trinity Church
St Austell
Restormel
Cornwall
PL25 4AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 01425 52475
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross facing East, on tapering column with ornate celtic carvings, on a square plinth and two-stepped square base, set on a paved area with an iron fence on three sides. Lettering in black.
Inscription
Top Plinth, 6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN SACRED MEMORY OF THE / MEN OF THE / ANCIENT PARISH OF ST AUSTELL / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 Base stone, 6o'clock: AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF THIS AREA / WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) Other sides of base stone: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Antiss, J
Ash, W J
Banfield, H
Bartlett, C
Bate, W J
Bennett, A C
Bennetts, F H
Bennetts, H
Blake, H
Bone, T
See details for all 198 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 144
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials, title
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 200
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 200
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • St Austell 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
SWW names added in 1991
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council

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