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Cross of Sacrifice

Conflict Commemorated:WW2

Address:St John Baptist Church

Parish:Scampton

Type of Memorial:Cross

Architect/ Designer:Sir Reginald Blomfield

Commisioned By:Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Materials Used:Portland stone, bronze.

Description:White stone Cross of sacrifice with bronze crusader sword on a two tiered octagonal base. Sited near the entrance to the churchyard in front of the church.

Memorial Condition:Good

Custodian/ Responsibility for Maintenance:CWGC

Notes on Condition:The memorial was cleaned and restored by CWGC in 2014.

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:Charles J Anderson

Notes:The churchyard at Scampton contains around 68 war graves relating to World War 2 and post World War 2 conflicts. The burials are from the nearby airbase - RAF Scampton.

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Last updated: 13 Dec 2016

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