Memorial Cross - St Winifred - Branscombe, Devon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 50° 41.431 W 003° 08.393
30U E 490119 N 5615419
Quick Description: A combined WWI / WWII memorial cross at the entrance to St Winifred's churchyard, Branscombe.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/6/2022 1:26:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM160BR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 1

Long Description:
A combined WWI / WWII memorial cross at the entrance to St Winifred's churchyard, Branscombe. It consists of a rough-hewn granite cross set on a two-stepped stone base. Inscription are on the sides of the steps.

The inscriptions read -

FOR GOD
FOR KING
FOR COUNTRY
1914-1919

IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
(NAMES)
1939-1945
(NAMES)

SONS OF THIS PLACE LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID
THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD
THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU MAY REAP
A NOBLER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP

IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
(NAMES)


Names on memorial -
WWI:
Pte William H Abbott
P.Offr Frank Butter RN
Pte. Harold R W Dean
Pte Victor Albert Cush
Pte Charles Northcott
Pte Arthur W Perry
Pte Tom Perry
Pte Percy Perryman
Lce Cpl Sidney J Perryman
Pte Albert James Quick
Pte Harold Stanley Searle
Pte Stanley Ward

WWII:
Paul Temple Cotton
John Malcolm Graham
Eric Peter Hutchings
Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Not Known

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
St Winifred
Branscombe , Devon England
EX12 3DA


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Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: Not listed

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