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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Winchester
Town
Winchester
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
JOHN TWEED (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th May 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24th May 1922
    Attended by: DEAN OF WINCHESTER
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21928
Current location

Winchester Cathedral
Cathedral Close
Winchester
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 9LS
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 48231 29263
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING PLINTH AND BRONZE FIGURE OF A RIFLEMAN. CARVED INSCRIPTION ON THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / THE OFFICERS / WARRANT OFFICERS / NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS / AND RIFLEMEN / OF / THE KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / AND 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1680MM, width 1770MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • The King's Royal Rifle Corps War Memorial, Winchester
  • 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
C 1998: CLEANED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • THE MILITARY MEMORIALS OF WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL by GOLDSMITH, RFK 1 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:THE FRIENDS OF WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL 1974 WINCHESTER
  • Unveiling Programme/ Order of Service 24 May 1922 Copy from IWM K3852
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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