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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newbury
Town
Purley On Thames
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7791
Current location

West wall of the nave
St Mary the Virgin Church
St Mary's Avenue
Purley On Thames
Newbury
Berkshire
RG8 8BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 66744 76058
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brown marble tablet with mosaic pattern surrounded in gold, turquoise and royal blue.
Inscription
IHS/ IN LOVING/ AND THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN OF PURLEY/ WHO FOUGHT AND DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldin, Dudley Cecil
Clark, Albert
Jarman, Harry
Kirk, Harry
Mott, Frederick
Nash, Robert J H
Nash, William H
Sheppard, Charles E
Sheppard, Edgar G
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Brown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Raised by public subscription in the parish.
Reference

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