MEM22704 - War Memorial, St Brendan's Churchyard, Brendon (Building)

Summary

A granite cross is dedicated to those who died from the parish in World Wars One and Two.

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Full Description

A granite cross, in the form of a three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a tapering shaft and wheel cross, with a Celtic knotwork design on its face. The inscription is on the sides of the base and reads: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BRENDON WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / [NAMES] / THEIR REWARD ALSO IS WITH THE LORD AND THE / CARE OF THEM IS WITH / THE MOST HIGH The memorial commemorates 6 people who fell in World War One and 1 person who fell in World War Two. [1] The precise location of the memorial in the churchyard is not known. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Website: Imperial War Museum. United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials. UKNIWM reference: 25520.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. C Dove, 7 May 2014.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7499 4772 (point)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Record last edited

May 7 2014 1:59PM

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