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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wokingham
Town
Twyford
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Edwin Lutyens (Architect)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7831

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Current location

Located in the grounds on a path leading up to the church
St Mary's Wargrave C of E Church
Station Road
Twyford
Wokingham
Berkshire
RG10 8EU
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 78388 78417
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A cross with tapering shaft, plinth and four-stepped base. The dedication is written on the sides of the plinth. Two stone tablets are set into the ground at the front of the base with additional First and Second World War dedications. Around the base of the cross are four posts that are set into the ground.
Inscription
Monument: MCMXIV - MCMXIX/ WARGRAVE, HER GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names) Left stone tablet on ground: ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names) Right stone tablet: (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astell, L G
Austin, Leigh A A
Baker, Edward
Barker, Percy W
Beatrice, Le Blanc Smith
Bennett, Harry
Bennett, Walter
Boyton, Bertram
Buckett, A H
Buckett, Ernest F
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Wargrave 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
History
Two stone tablets were added as it is difficult to read some names on the memorial. There is also an additional name not on the orioginal.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • RG10 4.2

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