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Burghfield

WM reference
7784
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 14 Nov 191920
  • Unknown : 12 Jun 191949
Current location

St Mary the Virgins Church
Church Lane
Burghfield
Newbury
Berkshire
RG30 3TG
England
OS Grid Ref.: SU 67095 68395
Denomination: Church of England

Description

CROSS OF SACRIFICE WITH BRONZE SWORD ON FRONT FACE

Inscription

BURGHFIELD/ AND/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THESE DIED THAT/ WE MIGHT LIVE/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Brooks, A L
Bunce, E
Burton, H
Chambelain, J C
Cooke, G S
Cooper, S
Day, R
Dore, H F
Duffin, W M
Fisher, F W
See details for all 31 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 37
Served and returned: 0
Died: 37
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 4M, height 5M, width 4M
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 14 Nov 191920
Attended by: MR J H BENYON

Ceremony

Unknown
Date: 12 Jun 191949
Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Reading

Costs

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

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Corporate
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

PARISH COUNCIL

Notes

BERKSHIRE RECORD OFFICE, DP29 - 8AI, 8A4, 6/5/1-24

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