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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Basingstoke
Town
Eastrop
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27906
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Eastrop
Basingstoke
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 641 522
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERED PLINTH, TAPERED SHAFT AND PLAIN CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION CARVED IN RELIEF ON TOW SIDES OF THE PLINTH.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HNOOURED MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THE MEN WERE A WALL UNTO US/ BOTH BY NIGHT AND BY DAT/ 1ST SAMUEL XXV.15-16 SIDE TWO: AND OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ 1939 - 9145/ FOR GOD, FOR KING, FOR HOME/ AND FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE/ WORLD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baston, W E
Butt, W C
Fowle, W E
Holton, E J
Parsons, S
Plante, A G
Pounds, W
Simmons, F W
Simmons, P E M
Stratton, A B
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 11
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 9
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname,rank,decorations,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1100MM, width 1220MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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