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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Winchester
Town
Northington
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40644
Current location

St John the Evangelist Church
Off B3046
Northington
Winchester
Hampshire
SO24 9UB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 560 370
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Battlefield cross mounted on a wooden board with an inscription at the base.
Inscription
Cross: LIEUT. COL. G. V. BARING/ 1ST BATTN. COLDSTREAM GUARDS/ KILLED IN ACTION 15TH SEPTEMBER 1915 Board: HON GUY VICTOR BARING 4TH SON OF/ THE 4TH BARON ASHBURTON MAJOR/ TEMPY LT COL COLDSTREAM GUARDS/ MP FOR WINCHESTER 1906 - 1916/ KILLED IN ACTION SEPT 15TH 1916/ THIS CROSS WAS BROUGHT FROM HIS/ GRAVE AT FRICOURT AND PLACED/ IN THE CHURCH OF HIS BELOVED/ HOME OF HIS CHILDHOOD BY HIS/ MOTHER, BROTHER & SISTER 1923
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baring, G V
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
1997: Some damage to the top of the cross.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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