Billesdon War Memorial
Type Cross , War Memorial
War memorial located on the village green set within a flower bed close to the road. The memorial comprises a simple unornamented cross on a base ornamented with a scroll against each face. On the front face of the tall pedestal supporting the cross is, towards the top, a laurel wreath carved in bold relief and, beneath this, the inscriptions, carved directly into the stone. Beneath the projecting base course of the pedestal are 2 steps, the lower flush with the soil of the flower bed.
- on front face of pedestal:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN HONOUR OF THE / MEN FROM THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918. /
WILLIAM CHAMPION / CHARLES HENRY CLARKE / LIEUT. D'ARCY J.J. HARTLEY / CHARLES ALFRED NAYLOR / WILLIAM HENRY SUTTON
- on front face of pedestal base: 1939 - 1945 / SGT THOMAS R. GAMBLE / R.A.F.
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