Olveston Cross

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Reference WMO205920

Address:

St Mary the Virgin Church

Church Hill

Olveston

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
About the memorial: Cross dedicated to those from Olveston who lost their lives during the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War. The cross bears a bronze crusader's sword.
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This cross is erected by the parishioners of Olveston to the Glory of God and in proud and grateful memory of those who gave their lives for their country in the Great War 1914 -1918 +++ Their name liveth for evermore. [Names] This tablet was added by the parishioners in grateful commemoration of those who fell in the World War 1939 - 1945 [Names]. In commemoration of the VE/VJ 50th anniversary celebrations 1995

WW1 Frederick Addis; Frank Alway; Arthur G. Bond; Frederick J. Bond; Clifford Burge; Eli Chamberlain; Albert E. C. Clark; Frank Close; Charles G. Stuart Cox; Thomas F. Stuart Cox; William J. Dowsell; Arthur Dyer; George E. Dyer; William G. Edwards; Frederick C. Feltham; William R. George; Albert H. George; George Green; John Gunter; Charles H. Hughes; Richard Nynian Irwin; William Keedwell; Benjamin J. Latham; Joseph Lippiatt; Fred Mackay; Ernest Prewett; Peter Wolferstan Rylands; George W. Tilley; George J. Thatcher; Harold P. White; Thomas Winter; Herbert Withers; William J. Withers. WW2 Harold K. Blaker; John Easonsmith; Tom White; Philip Willis. Korean War William Edward Lansdown.

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Grade II (Wales)

1424836

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