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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Test Valley
Town
West Wellow
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21564
Current location

Romsey Rd And Buttons La
West Wellow
Test Valley
Hampshire
SO51 6GJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 29701 19650
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St Margaret's Church
    Hackleys Lane
    West Wellow
    Test Valley
    Hampshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 296 196
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS SET ON PAVED AREA AND ENCLOSED WITH A LOW POST AND CHAIN LINK FENCE.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / THOSE FROM THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEMSELVES FOR US / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918. 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACES: (WWI NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) / (NAME) / KILLED MALAYA / 14TH JAN 1952 PLAQUE (1984-C1990): THIS IS THE ORIGINAL PLINTH/ OF THE/ WELLOW WAR MEMORIAL/ ERECTED 1920/ DEMOLISHED BY A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT/ AND RESITED NOVEMBER 1984
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bannister, R
Biles, F
Bond, H G
Butcher, W
Curtis, A E
Davies, J E
Dibden, A V
Douglas, H J
Down, F
Mansbridge, F G
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    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
    Order of information: surname
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,place of death
    Order of information: year died,place of death
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1520MM, height 2980MM, width 1620MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
AFTER THE ORIGINAL MEMORIAL WAS DAMAGED BY A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT THE PLINTH WITH INSCRIPTION WAS MOVED TO ST MARGARETS CHURCH AND A PLAQUE ADDED TO EXPLAIN ITS HISTORY. BY 1990 THE PLINTH HAD BEEN REINSTATED AT A ROADSIDE LOCATION (NOT KNOWN IF THIS WAS ALSO THE ORIGINAL LOCATION) WITH A NEW STONE CROSS. FORM OF THE ORIGINAL MEMORIAL (SIMILAR CROSS TO THE NEW ONE?) AND FATE OF THE INTERIM PLAQUE IS NOT KNOWN.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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