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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Basingstoke
Town
Hartley Wespall
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31804
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Hartley Wespall
Basingstoke
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 698 583
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CARVED FIGURE OF JESUS CHRIST PLACED ON THE ROOD SCREEN. DEDICATORY WOODEN BOARD WITH INSCRIPTION IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING.
Inscription
THE FIGURE OF OUR SAVIOUR/ WAS PLACED UPON THE ROOD/ CROSS BY THE PARISHIONERS/ IN HONOUR OF OUR REDEEMER/ AND IN PROUD AND REVERENT/ MEMORY OF CAPT. RICHARD S./ DURNFORD, 9TH BATT. K.R.R.C./ OF CAPT ROBERT C. DURNFORD/ D.S.O. 4TH HAMPSHIRE REGT: AND/ OF RIFLEMAN THOMAS ELLIOTT 12TH BATT: K.R.R.C. WHO WERE/ KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Durnford, Richard S
Durnford, Robert C
Elliott, Thomas
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 3
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 360MM, width 310MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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