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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Test Valley
Town
Wherwell
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920/1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21566
Current location

JUNCTION OF CHURCH ST AND VILLAGE MAIN RD
Church St
Wherwell
Test Valley
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 380 400
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY TRIANGULAR OBELISK AND SMALL CROSS
Inscription
SIDE ONE AND TWO: IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF WHERWELL WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) SIDE THREE: IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF WHERWELL WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR / 1939 - 45 / FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Aitken, S
Alexander, A E
Annell, F W
Batchelor, C
Bishop, R
Blackall, F
Blackall, H T
Blackall, I
Broad, A E
Bunce, R
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 73
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 23
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 4100MM, width C 900MM
    Materials: Stone
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
1997: AT TIME OF RECORDING THE BASE OF ONE SIDE OF THE MEMORIAL WAS DAMAGED AFTER A CAR LEFT THE ROAD AND HIT IT
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PARISH

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