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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Hart
Town
Eversley
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 October 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 9 November 1947
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 October 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21229

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Current location

In the churchyard
St Mary's Church
A327
Eversley
Hart
Hampshire
RG27 0PX
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 77894 60921
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large plain wooden cross with Stone of Remembrance placed upright in front of it for WW1. WW2 stone set into ground at the front of the WW1 stone. Garden seat placed in front of WW2 stone.
Inscription
TO THOSE WHO DIED IN THE WAR/ (Names)/ 1914-1919/ IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE/ O SAVIOUR WHO DIDST DIE FOR ALL REMEMBER IN THY MERCY THOSE WHO DIED FOR US. KOREA 1951/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ KOREA/ (Name) Seat: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, E
Baker-carr, R M
Barker, W
Bennett, H G
Bennett, V
Bushnell, E
Bushnell, J
Cornish, D A
Eyles, J
Fielder, W
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 230MM, height 3500MM, width 1800MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 230MM, height 1000MM, width 750MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
  • Eversley 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
1980: Base of the cross was rotting so a team of volunteers from the congregation dug it out, removed the rotted part and replaced the cross within a metal sleeve in the ground.
Costs

Site: £60 80S 0D
Comments: The engraving of the WW1 stone cost circa 163;60 and was met by public subscription. The architect donated his services and wood for the cross was donated by Mr. Knight-Jones as well as Miss Lilah Locke.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC, Parish Council and Royal British Legion
Reference
  • www.hampshirewarmemorials.com.

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