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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newbury
Town
Bradfield
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR G BLACKALL-SIMONDS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1922
    Attended by: MAJOR-GENERAL E T DICKSON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7776
Current location

Junction of Union Road and Southend Road
near Copyhold Farm
Southend Road
Bradfield
Newbury
Berkshire
RG7 6AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 60050 71287
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CROSS OF SACRIFICE ON SQUARE TAPERED DIE. TABLETS ON EACH FACE OF DIE. SWORD ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GO AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED DEAD/ THIS CROSS WAS SET UP BY THE PEOPLE OF BRADFIELD AFTER THE WAR OF 1914 - 18/ (NAMES) 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bendall, Ernest
Blackall-simonds, G Prescott
Braybrook, Ernest
Brooks, Harold Ernest
Bushell, Edwd Ernest
Cox, Frank
Cox, Leonard Albt
Cox, Rupert
Cox, Wm Ernest
Cripps, Geo
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 28FT
    Materials: Concrete
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - York
Listing information
Condition
History
GENERALLY GOOD CONDITION BUT SWORD HAS BROKEN AND ONLY HILT REMAINS FIXED IN PLACE ON FRONT FACE.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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