Barton Bendish War Memorial

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Reference WMO232965

Address:

St Andrew's Churchyard

Church Road

Barton Bendish

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Wheel cross
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: On the edge of the churchyard, overlooking the road. Rough surfaced Celtric cross with sword in relief and dedication in black lettering on its front face, set on tapering rough edged plinth with WW1 names. This stands on square 2 step base, with further angled stone in front with WW2 names, in rough stoned plot in churchyard.There are 17 names relating to WW1 on the front face of the plinth, with a further 6 added on an additional tablet in 1977, placed at the base at the front. There are 4 names relating to the fallen of WW2 (3 men and 1 woman), on the top surface of the front base. The names in each group are in surname alphabetical order, with first names, but only initials for the later additions. No rank or units are given.
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GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / SACRED / TO THE MEMORY / OF THE / GALLANT FALLEN / FROM THIS PARISH / 'THEIR NAME LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE' / (17 Names) / 1939-1945 / (4 Names) / 1914-1918 / (6 Names) / THIS MEMORIAL WAS RESTORED / IN COMMEMORATION OF THE / SILVER JUBILEE OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II / 1977.

(WW1) BERNARD ALCOCK / GEORGE BRUNTON / GEORGE BROUGHTON / WILLIAM BUTTON / WILLIAM BUTTON / SIDNEY BUTTON / WILLIAM CAMPEN / GEORGE CROME / CLEMENT HAWES / ALBERT HILLS / EDWARD JACKSON / ARTHUR JACKSON / ELIJAH JOHNSON / BERTIE PEALING / JOHN RAYNER / EDWARD RUTTERFORD / OWEN SMITH / (WW2) SIDNEY BUTTON / BARBARA CAMPEN / LEONARD HARRIS / PETER PARKER / (WW1 Additions) A.B.ENGLISH / F.EVES / B.W.HARRIS / A.W.LAWRENCE / H.G.LAWRENCE / T.PERRY

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