Knowle War Memorial

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Reference WMO/265609


Knowle Parish Church

1717 High Street


B93 0LN


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Composite
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A simple red sandstone tri-cornered cross on a square base mounted on an octagonal plinth which is set on a large rough pavestoned area, a dedication to WW1 and WW2 is on the front face only. Behind the cross are 3 sandstone triangular pillars cut at an angle at the top. Each pillar has one word on the top (Lest, We and Forget) and names from WW1, WW2 and 'Other Conflicts' on the left and right front faces of each pillar.
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Cross base: WORLD WAR II/ 1939-1945 Cross plinth: (3 crosses)/ TO THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914-1919./ WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED/ IN THE SOLDIERS CHAPEL Column 1 top face: LEST Column 1 left face: WW1/ (names) Column 1 right face: (names) Column 2 top face: WE Column 2 left face: (names) Column 2 right face: (names) Column 3 top face: FORGET Column 3 left face: (names)/ WW2/ (names) Column 3 right face: (names)/ OTHER CONFLICTS/ (names)

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