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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newbury
Town
Welford
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7786
Current location

Welford Rd
Welford
Newbury
Berkshire
RG20 8HP
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 40400 72800
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone Celtic Cross on square plinth on three-stepped base. The cross has bas-relief carving on cross and surrounding circle. The stepped base is made up of rectangular blocks. Lettering is in black.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR./1914 - 1919/(Names)/1939 - 1945/(Name).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrett, W
Biggs, I R M
Blackman, G H W
Brown, G
Butler, A
Butler, J W
Canning, F
Dean, A
Herbert, H
Huntly, W
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, initials, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Refurbished in 1995
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council

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