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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Restormel
Town
Nanpean
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9331
Current location

St George the Martyr Church
B3297/St. Geroge's Road
Nanpean
Restormel
Cornwall
PL26 7YJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 96400 55900
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross with cared celtic knots on whole. Set on square plinth on two-stepped base. Inscription and names inset on metal plaques around plinth. There is a stone wall flanked by two columns in front. Lettering incised white.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF OUR BROTHERS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthur, Richard
Ball, Albert
Bassett, Burcham T
Bassett, William
Bates, G Samuel
Benny, James
Best, Charlie
Best, John E
Bond, George
Bosankoe, William G
See details for all 114 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 116
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 116
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Nanpean Cemetery 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
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Church of St. George the Martyr

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