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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newbury
Town
Streatley
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
E Burton of 51 Red Lion Street, London.
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7772
Current location

The memorial is located in the churchyard.
St Mary's Church
Church Lane
High Street
Streatley
Newbury
Berkshire
RG8 9HU
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 59443 80862
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Latin cross on octagonal three-stepped base.
Inscription
Plinth face 1: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN SACRED MEMORY / OF OUR NOBLE DEAD / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE / GREAT WAR / A.D. 1914 - 1919 / AND IN / THE SECOND GREAT WAR / 1939 - 1945 Plinth face 2: (Names) Plinth face 3: (Names) Plinth face 4: (Names) Top step face 1: (Names) Top step face 2: (Names) Top step face 8: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Edwards, E M
Green, John
Greenaway, Edwin
Jones, Sidney
Newsome, H A
Prior, Stephen
Rees, Thomas Battison
Rees, William Hurst
Reiss, Stephen Lacy
Shears, Charles Ralph
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname.
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth c. 2750mm, height c. 4500mm, width c. 2750mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
One panel bearing names damaged by vandals and removed for repair.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Streatley Civil Parish Council
Reference
  • A Picture History of Goring and Streatley. Published by The Goring and Streatley Local History Society, 1986. p.49.

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.

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