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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Salisbury
Town
Alderbury
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Thomas Soper
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22nd November 1919
    Attended by: Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie Earl of Radnor
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22nd November 1919
    Attended by: Rev T H Jervis
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57004
Current location

St Mary's Church
Tunnel Hill
Alderbury
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP5 3DW
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 18230 26915
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular base and tapering pillar, surmounted by a cross within a circle. Two cuboid flower boxes on base.
Inscription
12 o'clock face: 1914 _ 1919/ THESE DIED IN WAR/ THAT WE AT PEACE MIGHT LIVE/ (NAMES) 3 o'clock face: (no inscription) 6 o'clock face: 1914 _ 1919/ THESE DIED IN WAR/ THAT WE AT PEACE MIGHT LIVE/ (NAMES) 9 o'clock face: 1939 _ 1945/ THESE DIED IN WAR/ THAT WE AT PEACE MIGHT LIVE/ (NAMES) On base carved around the four sides: THEIR NAME/ LIVETH FOR/ EVERMORE/ ECCLUS XLIV. 14
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albery, Charles
Bevan, Charles
Bundy, Arthur
Bundy, Ernest
Bundy, Robert
Bundy, Thomas
Bundy, Walter
Carter, F W
Christie-miller, M V
Earney, Edward
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 36 cm, height 352 cm, width 43 cm
    Materials: Concrete, Stone - Chilmark
Listing information
  • Alderbury 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
2005: At the request of the family concerned, the Christian name of Maurice Kerly was re-engraved to the correct spelling. The base was prepared by local villagers.
Costs

Site: Free of charge
Comments: The memorial was paid for from the village war memorial fund.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Published:Alderbury & Whaddon Local History Research Group
  • Salisbury Times 28th November, 1919
  • Published:Alderbury & Whaddon Local History Research Group
  • Other website www.alderbury.org.uk

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