Memorial Cross, St John the Baptist Churchyard - Whitwick

World War I, World War II

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  • Listing Status: Not Individually Listed
  • District: NW Leics
  • Made by: Messrs Wells and Co, Hugglescote
  • Parish: Coalville

Ringed Cornish granite cross on three tiered square plinth bearing metal plaques on each face, surmounting tall octagonal granite base of 6 steps. Unveiled Saturday 5th November 1921 by General Sir Reginald Hoskins KCB CMG DSO; dedicated by Lord Bishop of Peterborough. Whitwick war memorials currently (May 2011) being researched by Whitwick Historical Group.

View Further Details Memorial Type:Cross Ref: WMP1249 Other Designation: No Notes: Whitwick war memorials currently (May 2011) being researched by Whitwick Historical Group. UKNIWM Ref: 37868 Commissioned By: Whitwick War Memorial Committee Information Sources: AF, LCC, Pmsa Website Links: http://www.whitwick.org.uk/history/honou...

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Memorial Cross, St John the Baptist Churchyard - Whitwick
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Inscription Reads

PLINTH: IN PROUD MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF WHITWICK
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE WAR
1914-1918
[NAMES]
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR
EVERMORE
IN PROUD MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF WHITWICK
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE WAR
1939 ? 1945
[NAMES] STEPS: 1918
1917
1916
1915
1914

Casualties Listing

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Name Rank Unit Batt Died Brown - Walter James Cecil Rifleman Kings Royal Rifle Corps 8 25/08/1917 Bryan - James Wilfred Chief Canteen Manager Royal Naval Canteen Service - Hms Eland 14/05/1944 Burrell - Norman Private Leicestershire Regiment 7 14/07/1916 Burton - Harold Sidney Lance Corporal London Regiment 1/23 26/05/1915 Burton - Herbert Harold Private Northumberland Fusiliers 12 03/07/1916