South Petherton War Memorial

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Reference WMO/99077


St Peter's and St Paul's Church

West Street

South Petherton

TA13 5BT


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Raised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: World War I memorial cross as well as plaques set into a wall in front of this to commemorate World War II. The Great War cross is made of local hamstone and is on a tapering square based pillar with gables at the top. The pillar stands on an octagonal plinth and three-stepped base. Metal plaques are set into the stone around the plinth and are inscribed with a dedication and the names of the fallen. The memorial is situated at the top of a flight of steps leading from the road to the churchyard of St Peter and St Paul. The World War II plaques are set into the walls either side of the top of the flight of steps.
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1914 Our Glorious Dead 1919 1939 1945

(WWI) Frederick W. Allen, George W. Allen, James W. Allen, Charles E. Best, Thomas Best, William J. Best, Joseph Bishop, George E. Brown, Norman Callow Senr., Harold T. Callow, Percy Chant, Robert Chant, Frank Chislett, Frank Day, William J. Edmonds, Frederick W.E. Elliott, Leonard P. Foote, Charles Fortt, Arthur Gentle, Ernest H. Gifford, George W. Harding, W. Leslie Harding, Henry H. Harwood, Laurance H. Hebditch, Fred Hutchings, William C. Louch, Frank Lumbard, William Lumbard, Charles Marks, George Marsh, Percival W. Marsh, Frank Mitchell, John Munckton, Fred Napper, Ernest Rowsell, Percy G. Scott, Joseph H. Sibley, Louis B. Stevens, Fred Stuckey, Reginald Swaine, Charles Sweet, Fred Taylor, John Taylor, Fred Tolley, Leonard Tomasin, Charles Trott, George E. Virgin, Cornelius White. (WWII) Jack Brown, Albert H. Bussell, Leslie Chant, Thomas A. Cridland, Graham Gifford, Graham E. Hann, Alan J.C. Lavers, Philip C. Lawrence, Edward C.N. Lewis, Charles Samuel Carter, Joseph William Gillett, Leonard J. Manley, Christopher F. McDougall-Porter, John Muller, Leonard A. Palmer, John H. Paull, Kenneth W. Sansom, Anthony Rawlins, Leslie J. Rice, John P. Blake.

Grade II (England)


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