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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newbury
Town
Great Shefford
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7781
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Street
Great Shefford
Newbury
Berkshire
RG17 7DU
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 38072 75370
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Crucifix on octagonal two-stepped base
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918. "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS." / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: height 3048mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Great Shefford 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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