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Lydiard Tregoze War Memorial

Lydiard Tregoze War Memorial
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The Lydiard Tregoze War Memorial stands on the upper end of Hook Street. The simple rough hewn Celtic cross is inscribed:

To the Glory of God and in memory / of the Men of Lydiard Tregoze / who made the supreme sacrifice / in the Great War 1914-1918

Sergt. Ernest Arthur Townsend / Pte. Reginald Skull D.C.M. / Pte. Henry Frank Porter / Pte. Percival Edge Smart / Pte Edward David Embling / Pte. Wilfred John Parrott / Pte. Thomas Jesse Lawrence / Pte. John Thomas Titcombe

"Their name liveth for evermore." ECCLUS XCIV 14. (APOCRYPHA)

Added to the granite memorial are two names from World War II: J. Embling / R. Fisher

The monument was unveiled by Vernon 6th Viscount Bolingbroke on 4th December 2020.

Year:
1920
Type:
Other Monument
Location:
Hook Street, Lydiard Tregoze
Owner:
Lydiard Tregoze Parish Council
Credit:
Friends of Lydiard Park
Last updated on:
Wednesday 1st September 2021

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Photograph of unveiling of War Memorial at Lydiard Tregoze, 1920
Photograph of unveiling of War Memorial at Lydiard Tregoze, 1920

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Our War Memorials by Malcolm Titcombe
Our War Memorials by Malcolm Titcombe

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World War I Servicemen of Lydiard Tregoze, c1920
World War I Servicemen of Lydiard Tregoze, c1920

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