Heston

Our reference
1944
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 1st June 1918

Current location

GARDEN AT ROAD JUNCTION,Heston Rd,Heston,Hounslow,Greater London,England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 120 770
Denomination: Unknown

Description

SOLDIER WITH CAP LEANING ON REVERSED RIFLE CARVED RELIEF PANELS ON TWO SIDES OF PEDESTAL

Inscription

IN HONOUR OF/ THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ PRESNTED BY MRS BECKER/ OF SUTTON HALL/ REMEMBER ALSO/ THE MEN AND WOMEN OF HESTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 99
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 99
Exact count: yes
Information shown: rank,decorations
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Pedestal
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone - York
Listed?: No

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone - Portland
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 1st June 1918
Attended by: MRS BECKER

History

1999 COUNCIL PLANNED RENOVATION TO INCLUDE REMOVAL OF CONIFERS, RENEWAL OF INSCRIPTIONS, RENOVATION OF CHAINS, AND LANDSCAPING

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Private
Details: MR BECKER

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

Mrs Becker (D. 1931) was the wife of (Sir) Frederick Becker (D.1936). See also Middlesex Chronicle Oct 1999

Reference

HOUNSLOW, ISLEWORTH, HESTON AND CRANFORD: A PICTORIAL HISTORY by CAMERON, ANDREA FIG 136 Source: Image Library Published:PHILLIMORE 1995

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