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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Winchester
Town
West Meon
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49005
Current location

St John the Evangelist Church
Church Lane
West Meon
Winchester
Hampshire
GU32 1LF
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 6398324112
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone, Roman cross on octagonal plinth set on two-stepped octagonal base. The whole on one-stepped square base. Inscription in relief on sides of main plinth. Inverted sword carved on front face of Cross.
Inscription
PLINTH SIDE 1: IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ "FOR US THE GLORIOUS/ DEAD HAVE STRIVEN/ THEY BATTLED THAT WE/ MIGHT BE FREE"/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERYMORE" PLINTH SIDES 2-7: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Appleton, Josiah
Aslett, Samuel
Bennett, Arthur
Birch, David
Bond, Sidney
Collis, David H
Dennis, Gilbert
Douglas-pennant, The Honourable Charles
Ford, Fred
Gedge, David
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment, title, rank
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • West Meon 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
2002: Lettering covered by Lichen
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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