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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Salisbury
Town
Upavon
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70010

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Current location

In the cemetery
Upavon Baptist Chapel
Chapel Lane
Upavon
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SN9 6DY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 13343 55046
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
A white marble pillar with a tapering top set on a concrete base. The dedication is written in black lettering on the 6 o'clock face of the main body of the column with an addition written on a marble tablet underneath.
Inscription
Erected to the Memory/ of the Men of this Parish/ who fell in the/ Great War 1914-1918./ PTE. F.S.W. BAGOT./ ROYAL SUSSEX REGT./ CPL. J. CHAMBERLAIN./ 5TH DORSET REGT./ PTE. W.W. CLEMENTS./ 2ND WILTSHIRE REGT./ PTE. C. JEPPS./ SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY/ PTE. W. MASLEN./ 4TH WILTS REGT./ MAJ. M.C.C. PINCHING./ D.S.O. 2ND DRAGOON GDS. QS. BAYS/ PTE. E.W. SWEETMAN./ 1ST. WILTS REGT./ SGTM. G.T. SPRINGBETT. M.M./ 11TH ROYAL WEST KENTS./ A.B. A. SPENCER./ ROYAL NAVY/ "Live thou for England/ We for England died."/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS. ST. JOHN XV. 13./ 1939 – 1945/ Sgt. L.G. Hills ROYAL AIR FORCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bagot, F S W
Chamberlain, J
Clements, W W
Hills, L G
Jepps, C
Maslen, W
Pinching, M C C
Spencer, A
Springbett, G T
Sweetman, E W
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initial, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initial, surname, service.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • Upavon Cemetery 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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