Summit of Rough Tor (43rd Wessex)

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Bodmin Moor

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Description: Land
About the memorial: 70ha of moorland, Rough Tor is the second highest point in Cornwall. Given in 1951 by Sir Richard Onslow of the 43rd Wessex Division as a memorial to its men that fell in the Second World War.
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An inscription on a plaque on the summit reads: Rough Tor On Which This/ Memorial Is Placed Has/ Been Given To The Nation/ In Memory Of Those Who/ Lost Their Lives While/ Serving In The 43rd (Wessex)/ Division In The North-West/ European Campaign 1944/45

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