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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Basingstoke
Town
Basingstoke
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR ARTHUR SMITH FRIBA, Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS, Messers Mussell White and Son
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th May 1923
    Attended by: MAJ GEN J E B SEELY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2203
Current location

In War Memorial Park
London Road
Basingstoke
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG21 4AG
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 64172 51593
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze winged figure of victory with olive branch in raised left hand and laurel wreath in right hand. Figure surmounts bronze half-globe which in turn surmounts large stone plinth. Plinth bears bronze plaques on three sides with names of ww1 fallen. Further bronze plaques at base of plinth bear names of ww2 fallen. Whole set on four-stepped stone base in paved area. Cross carved into one side of plinth A square stone obelisk with a cast bronze figure of a woman on the top.
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM A.D. 1914-1918/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adnams, F
Allen, F
Andrews, R A
Andrews, W H
Ballard, J
Barton, G
Baston, W E
Batten, J
Baulch, F T
Blackburn, J E
See details for all 230 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 229
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 229
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 108
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Base
    Measurements: depth C 7000MM, height C 8000MM, width C 7000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Basingstoke 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
OCT 2001: CLEANED BY LOCAL COUNCIL IN TIME FOR REMEMBRANCE SERVICES.
Costs

Site: £2000
Comments: £2000 together with the £4650 for the park represents a substantial effort for a place of the size of Basingstoke.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Basingstoke War Memorial Souvenir, Basingstoke c. 1923
  • The Gazette Extra for Basingstoke and North Hampshire. Wednesday 30 2002 pg 3
  • The Gazette Extra for Basingstoke and North Hampshire. Wednesday July 11 2001 No 1080 pg 1
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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