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ST ERTH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - detailed information
Compiled and copyright © George Pritchard 2005

A cross of grey stone from the Forest of Dean, it is over 22 feet high, surmounted by a Calvary Cross and is to be found in St Erth Church grounds. There is a two-stepped wide base surmounted by plinth, slender shaft and cross. There are inscription on the sides of the plinth. The Wilmot and Carter Coat of Arms can be found on the east face of the base. Two small figures flank the cross and the Virgin Mary carrying Jesus is on the rear of the cross.

Photographs Copyright © George Pritchard 2005

THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY HELEN CARTER
TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF HER HUSBAND
MAJOR HERBERT AUSTIN CARTER V. C.
THE 101ST GRENADIERS INDIAN ARMY WHO DIED JAN 13TH 1916
ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN
BRITISH EAST AFRICA
AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE OF THIS PARISH
WHO COUNTING NO COST TOO GREAT GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR AND IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
WE HAVE NO GLORY GREAT ENOUGH FOR YOU
THIS LAND INVIOLATE THEY ARE MOURNED PROUDLY

1914-1918

CARTER, V.C.

H A

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CARTER

Noel Conway

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CLOKE

Richard

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COULSON

F C Tregarthen

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CROWLE

C H

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GOLDSAWORTHY

Thomas

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HART

A H

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HOSKING

W J

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LILES

George

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LOCKETT

T J

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PRIOR

W J

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ROWE

B

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STEVENS

C T

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THOMAS

S

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TREVARTHEN

W C

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VEALE

Henry Percy

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VINCENT

J

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1939-1945

SMART

Stanley George

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BOND

Stewart

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CARTER

Samuel

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STONE

Melvin Pearce

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LASHBROOK

Arthur Franklin

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"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"

27 December 2005

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