Saundersfoot War Memorial

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Reference WMO220470

Address:

Church of St Issell

B4316

Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

Wales

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Wheel cross
Materials:
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Situated to the north of the town along the B4316, in the central island at the junction with the road to Pentlepoir, and adjacent to the Church of St. Issell. Within a stone walled enclosure, a wheel cross upon a slender column, sitting on a square, shaped plinth, all upon a three-stepped hexagonal base. The names of the falled were originally inscribed around the plinth, which have now been re-placed with modern, polished black marble tablets with the names isncribed in gold letters. The WW1 names are listed on opposite faces, 12 names on each face (24 in all), listed alphabteically bu surname, with rank, initials and surname. On the rear face are listed 15 names, alphabetically by surname, with a further 4 added below, in a similar manner to the WW1 names. Above this tablet is a separate plaque, commemorating again the first two names.
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(Around the base) GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. (WW2) WORLD WAR II / 1939-1945 / (names)

(WW1) ERA. W.G.BENNETT R.N. / AB. H.HOWELLS R.N.R. / ERA. C.C.ORMOND R.N. / Tpr. W.BODILL / Pte. W.G.P.BRINN / Bdr. W.C.CHAPPLE / Sgt. J.CHILDS / Gnr. A.G.COLLINS / Cpl. F.DAVID / Pte. B.J.DAVIES / Pte. S.DAVIES / Pte. W.GRIFFITHS / Lt. W.G.O.HULM / Pte. W.JACKSON / Gnr. H.J.JENKINS / Gnr. J.L.JENKINS / Pte. A.E.LEWIS / Lt. J.MURRAY / Gnr. C.RICHARDS / Pte. C.SEABOURNE / C.S.M. J.SLAYMAKER / Gnr. A.H.THOMAS / Gnr. B.THOMAS / Lt. S.M.WILLIAMS / (WW2) Str B.BADHAM R.N. / Boy G.D.BADHAM R.N. / LAC J.BADHAM R.A.F. / Sgt OBG J.W.BRINN R.A.F. / Sap C.L.L.DAVIES R.E. / Gnr C.R.DAVIES R.A. / Sgt Plt G.G.ESNOUF R.A.F. / Lt Com G.J.S.GAY R.N. / Pte K.MORGAN W.Reg / Ft Sgt Pilot J.PENNANT R.A.F. / CpL W.J.PICTON W.Reg / Fus T.H.RICHARDS R.W.F. / L Bdr J.C.REES R.A. / Gnr S.SCOURFIELD R.A. / Sgt N.WILLIAMS R.A.M.C. / Cpl J.B.EBSWOTH R.A.F. / Pte C.E.A.HOBBS R.E.M.E. / LAC A.E.JAMES R.A.F. / Cpl S.M.R.MORRIS R.E.M.E.

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