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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Basingstoke
Town
Burghclere
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27813
Current location

CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION
Burghclere
Basingstoke
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 469 611
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR PLAIN STONE TABLET MOUNTED ONTO A MOTTLED BLACK MARBLE BACKBOARD. CARVED INSCRIPTION SEPARATE TABLET ON A BLACK MARBLE BACKBOARD PLACED BELOW THE MAIN MEMORIAL CONTAINS COLOURED DEPICTIONS OF REGIMENTAL BADGES
Inscription
PRAISE GOD FOR THOSE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THIER LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ 1914 - 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowsher, Frederick
Butler, William
Campbell, William
Collins, Archibald
Cram, Albert
Cram, Henry
Cummins, Alfred John
Digweed, Edwin George
Digweed, George
Fooks, Frank
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 25
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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