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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newbury
Town
Sulhamstead
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7785
Current location

St Michaels Churchyard (Church demolished)
St Michaels Lane
Sulhamstead
Newbury
Berkshire
RG7 4DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 63892 68499
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross with plaque standing behind it.
Inscription
TO THE GREAT WAR - 1914 - 1918 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN THE MEMORY OF / (Names) / SEE YE TO IT THAT THESE SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN VAIN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Belcher, G
Bonner, B
Cooper, H
Dering, G
Halcoop, C
Hill, W
Leake, G
Locke, S
Locke, W
Nash, L
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 3000mm, width 40mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height 1250mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Church was demolished. Above parish councils became responsible for the maintenance of the churchyard which is still in use.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Mary's Sulhamstead and St Peter's Ufton Nervet Parish Parish county councils
Reference
  • Berkshire Record Office, DP 124 6/5/1, CPC 124/2/1

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