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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Caradon
Town
Torpoint
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9315
Current location

Outside church wall facing Elliot Square
St James Church
St James Road.
Torpoint
Caradon
Cornwall
PL11
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 43924 55085
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WW1 plaque: Rectangular metal plaque with corners cut into at top. Laurel wreath with cross centre top. Two lines of raised plain moulded borders around each side. Stylised floral bosses at each corner. Raised lettering. WW2 plaque: Plain square marble plaque with incised painted lettering in black. Both plaques are above oblong two-steps surrounded by circular iron fence.
Inscription
WW1 Plaque: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS TOWN / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR / 1914-1919 / NAVY/ (Names) / ARMY/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" WW2 Plaque: IN MEMORY OF / THE PEOPLE OF / TORPOINT WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES / 1939-1945.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, William E
Andrews, John L
Avent, Joseph
Bartlett, George
Baser, Ernest R
Blagdon, Frederick T
Burns, Erasmus J
Campfield, John
Carter, S Bertram
Chard, William
See details for all 99 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 100
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 100
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Service, forename, initial, surname,
    Order of information: Regiment, surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 40 mm, height 1050 mm, width 1080 mm
    Materials: Bronze, Marble
  • Undefined
    Measurements: depth 50 mm, height 400 mm, width 250 mm
    Materials: marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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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