Preston Plucknett

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Reference WMO/191964


Preston Road

Preston Plucknett


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Unknown cross
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Stone cross dedicated to those from Preston Plucknett who lost their lives during the First and Second World War. The cross stands in a raised area with a couple of steps up to it from the road. WW1 names appear on the plinth side panels and subscription details appear on the back panel. Two WW2 names were added to the base, one either side, beneath those of WW1.
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To the immortal memory of the men of this village who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914 - 918. "Their name liveth for evermore" [Names] 1939 - 1945 [Names] This wayside cross was erected by many grateful subscribers

WW1:- William George Allen; James Cavell; Charles Mark Deacon; James Eastment; Charles Fox; Robert Fry; George Gefeall; Alfred John Gundry; Stanley Leonard Mutter; Imbert Stanley Pippard; Sidney George Pippard; Heber Charles Purchase; John Thomas Taylor; Frederick Charles Wickstead; Harold Walter Wickstead. WW2;- Charles Mark Old; Thomas Henry Steel

Grade II (England)


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