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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Slough
Town
Langley
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 Oct 1921
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 Oct 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Buckingham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7865
Current location

In a park at the junction of Station Road/ Langley Road
Station Road
Langley
Slough
Berkshire
SL3 8HF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 01187 79350
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Latin Cross set on an octagonal plinth with the names and three octagonal steps. Associated Memorial Recreation Ground in adjoining field.
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL WAS/ ERECTED AND THE/ ADJOINING FIELD/ ACQUIRED IN MEMORY/ OF LANGLEY MEN WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ Their name liveth for evermore./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, A
Akerman, W
Allumb, B
Alsford, R T
Alsford, W H
Anderson, R
Beckett, A J
Beckett, T A
Bennett, F
Birdseve, T
See details for all 92 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 88
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 88
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 14FT, width 53IN
    Materials: Stone - Darley Dale
  • Playing / Sports field
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Langley War Memorial, Slough
  • 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
ORIGINAL MEMORIAL WAS A MARKET CROSS. DEMOLISHED IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN 1980 AND REPLACED BY CURRENT MEMORIAL.
Costs

Site: £450
Memorial: £1000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TOWN COUNCIL
Reference

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