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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Winchester
Town
Itchen Abbas
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th March 1917
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21874
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Village Street
Itchen Abbas
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 53470 32757
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE CROSS WITH TAPERING SHAFT SURMOUNTS SQUARE STONE PLINTH. SHAFT OF CROSS HAS BLACK LETTERING ON TWO SIDES WITH INSCRIPTIONS AND NAMES.
Inscription
PRO DEO/ PRO REGE/ PRO PATRIA/ TO CHRISTOPHER BYRON SIMPSON/ CAPTAIN ROYAL FUSILIERS/ WHO FELL ON THE/ FIELD OF HONOUR IN FRANCE IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR OCTOBER 7TH 1916 AGED 22/ THIS CROSS IS DEDICATED/ AND IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE OTHERS OF THIS PARISH WHO ALSO MADE THE SACRIFICE/ (NAMES)/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES ARE NOT FORGOTTEN./ THESE ALL DIED IN FAITH NOT HAVING RECEIVED THEIR PROMISES BUT HAVING SEEN THEM AFAR OFF WHEREFORE GOD IS NOT ASHAMED TO BE CALLED THEIR GOD FOR HE HATH PREPARED FOR THEM A CITY/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ballinger, C
Brown, F
Chalk, E
Falconer, D B
Falconer, K J
Hillier, A E
Keeley, W
O'neill, W P H
Paddock, F C
Paddock, S A
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 4500MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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