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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Hounslow
Town
Heston
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Arthur G Walker RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st June 1918
    Attended by: MRS BECKER
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1944
Current location

Heston Road/ Heston New Road
Heston
Hounslow
Greater London
TW5 0LH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 13044 77525
Denomination: Undefined

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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
Commemorations
  • 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
  • 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
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - York
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1999 COUNCIL PLANNED RENOVATION TO INCLUDE REMOVAL OF CONIFERS, RENEWAL OF INSCRIPTIONS, RENOVATION OF CHAINS, AND LANDSCAPING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: MR BECKER
Reference
  • HOUNSLOW, ISLEWORTH, HESTON AND CRANFORD: A PICTORIAL HISTORY by CAMERON, ANDREA FIG 136 Source: Image Library Published:PHILLIMORE 1995

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