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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Salisbury
Town
Larkhill
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24109
Current location

North of the A344
in the south east corner of Fargo Plantation
500 yds west of Stonehenge.
Fargo Plantation
A344
Larkhill
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP4 7DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 11264 42622
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped base surmounted by square plinth, tapering shaft and wheel cross. Bosses at the centre and ends of the arms of the cross. Inscription on the front face of the plinth
Inscription
IN MEMORY/ OF/ MAJOR ALEXANDER WILLIAM HEWETSON/ 66TH BATTERY ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY/ WHO WAS KILLED WHILST FLYING/ ON THE 17TH JULY 1913 NEAR THIS SPOT
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1997: INSCRIPTION WAS ILLEGIBLE AND A NEW TABLET WITH INSCRIPTIONWAS PLACED OVER IT. AREA CLEARED AND GRAVEL PLACED AROUND THE CROSS
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
NATIONAL TRUST
Reference
  • BRITAIN'S AVIATION MEMORIALS & MEMENTOES by SMITH, DAVID J p.124 Source: Image Library IWM Published:PATRICK STEPHENS LIMITED 1992 SPARKFORD
  • Aviation Landmarks by Gardner, Jean p.23 Published:Battle of Britain Prints International Limited 1990 London

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