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Heston

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

Heston Road/ Heston New Road
Heston
Hounslow
Greater London
TW5 0LH
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 13044 77525
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Statue of a WW1 soldier standing with rifle reversed on a square plinth, base, and the whole surounded by small pillars with chain link fencing.

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

Names on memorial

Appleby, G
Aslin, A L
Ball, M H
Benham, A
Benham, G E
Birch, A W
Birch, J E
Blard, S G
Bridger, F
Brown, S H A
See details for all 99 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 99
Served and returned: 0
Died: 99
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, rank, decorations.
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

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

Component

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

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
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

Reference

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

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