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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Test Valley
Town
Kings Somborne
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR EDWIN LUTYENS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40580
Current location

Stands beside the road
Village Green
Kings Somborne
Test Valley
Hampshire
SO20 6NB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 360 309
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Octagonal stone cross with a tapering shaft, surmounting an upper square plinth, and then a second lower plinth with a hollow moulding. This all surmounts a three stepped square base. Incised inscriptions on the upper plinth.
Inscription
6 O'clock: TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF/ KINGS SOMBORNE/ MCM XIV + MCM XIX / MCM XXXIX + MCM XLV / (Names) 12 O'clock: THANKS BE TO GOD/ WHO GIVETH US/ THE VICTORY 3 and 9 O'clock: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brownin, Revben
Burton, Charles
Dalton, Ernest
Dowling, George
Gardiner, Percy
Hatcher, Frank
Hayward, William
Henley, Frank
House, Frederick T
House, Harold
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c5460mm, width c4560mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Kings Somborne 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
Unknown: Cleaned and restored 2001: THERE ARE SEVERAL CRACKS IN THE SURFACES AND SOME OF THE ROMAN NUMERALS ARE HARD TO READ
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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