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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
District
Newbury
Town
Burghfield
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA, A. F. Jones
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 November 1920
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 November 1920
    Attended by: The Rector of Burghfield, Reverend H. W. G. Thursby
  • Unknown
    Date: 14 Nov 1949
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Reading
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7784
Current location

St Mary the Virgins Church
Church Lane
Burghfield
Newbury
Berkshire
RG30 3TG
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 67095 68395
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Cross of Sacrifice with Bronze sword on front face. On four octagonal stone plinths.
Inscription
BURGHFIELD/ AND/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THESE DIED THAT/ WE MIGHT LIVE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brooks, A L
Bunce, E
Burton, H
Chambelain, J C
Cooke, G S
Cooper, S
Day, R
Dore, H F
Duffin, W M
Fisher, F W
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname, rank
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 4000mm, height 5000mm, width 4000mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Parish council
Reference
  • Berkshire Record Office DP29 - AI, 8A4, 6/5/1-24

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