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WWI/II Memorial, St John the Baptist, Crowle, Worcestershire, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes
N 52° 12.078 W 002° 06.958
30U E 560416 N 5783796
Quick Description: WWI/II Memorial in the Churchyard of St John the Baptist, Crowle
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/14/2019 11:33:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM107GT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
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Long Description:
The Crowle War Memorial is a Grade II* listed building, as is the adjacent Church of St John the Baptist.

The following extracts are from the listing text :-
"DESCRIPTION: the memorial consists of a wheel-head cross on a square shaft with splayed base. In the centre of the cross-head are the letters HIS as a monogram carved in relief. The shaft rises from a splayed trapezoid plinth on a three-stepped square base.

The inscription on the front face of the plinth in lead lettering reads: IN/ MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING/ CROWLE MEN WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY DURING/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS. Further names from the First World War are recorded on two other faces.

Following the Second World War a further inscription was added: IN/ MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING/ CROWLE MEN WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY DURING THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 – 1945/ (NAMES)/ INSCRIBED BY THE PARISHIONERS."
Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Open access in the churchyard

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
Church Walk
Crowle, Worcestershire England


Commemoration: World Wars I & II

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Access times: Not listed

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