previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Terry Nicolson

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Terry Nicolson (WMR-41395)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Terry Nicolson

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Terry Nicolson (WMR-41395)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Terry Nicolson

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Terry Nicolson (WMR-41395)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newbury
Town
Boxford
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41395
Current location

St Andrews Church
Glebe End
Boxford
Newbury
Berkshire
RG20 8DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 42844 71600
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Cairn base surmounted by square plinth, tapering shaft and cross. Inscription on a plaque for WW2 placed on the base of the shaft.
Inscription
((NAMES)/ OF BOXFORD PARISH WHO WERE KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THESE MEN WERE YOUNG AND LIFE WWAS SWEET TO THEM BUT THEY DID NOT GRUDGE TO DIED FOR/ ENGLAND. WE WHO KNEW THEM HAVE RAISED THEIR MEMORIAL; LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER/ STRIVE TO MAKE THIS REALM YET WORTHIER OF THEIR SACRIFICE/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barlow, Francis
Canning, Edward
Chandler, Frank
Davis, Tom
Dobson, James
Dobson, Wilfrid
Eales, George
Foster, Frank
Godden, Frank
Godden, Frederick
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-41395

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.