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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Slough
Town
Slough
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Non-Specific Conflict
Maker
MR E SERGEANT (Mason)
MR ALFRED YOUNG NUTT MVO ISO (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 September 1921
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 September 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Buckingham
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7847
Current location

St Marys Church
Church Street
Slough
Slough
Berkshire
SL1 1PJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 97640 79579
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Circular base surmounted by polygon shaped pedestal, square plinth, tapering shaft and medieval greek pattern cross. Inscription carved on the sides of the plinth, pedestal and base
Inscription
Plinth, side 1: SLOUGH/ TOWN MEMORIAL/ To the honour of/ ALMIGHTY GOD/ and in memory of the men/ who gave thier lives/ in the Great War/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE FROM/ THIS TOWN WHO HAVE SINCE GIVEN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE CAUSE OF PEACE. Plinth, side 2: Upon the base/ of this Memorial are/ Inscribed the Names/ of Men from Slough/ who fell in the Great/ War 1914 - 1918 Plinth, side 3: Faithful unto Death/ Their name liveth/ for evermore Plinth, side 4: "Translated from the/ Warfare of the world/ into the Peace of God" Pedestal: (Names) Around base of memorial: There is but one task for all One life for each to give Who stands if Freedom fall? Who dies if England live?
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Abrey, Charles C
Allen, George A
Allen, Joseph
Allen, Rowland H
Allison, W George
Ambrose, O
Anderson, Richard
Andrew, W A
Andrews, Cecil G P
Aokerman, Charles F
See details for all 309 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 310
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 310
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 5M BASE, height 8M, width 5M BASE
    Materials: Stone - Rutland
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • SLOUGH TOWN WAR MEMORIAL IN CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY'S CHURCH
  • 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
2010: Grade II Listed Inscription becoming worn in places
Costs

Memorial: £500-£600

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TOWN COUNCIL
Reference
  • Windsor, Slough and Eton Express 24 September 1921; 01 October 1921
  • Ascot and District Advertiser 1st October 1921

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