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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Windsor And Maidenhead
Town
Maidenhead
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Johns, Messrs William Creed & Company, Joseph Whitehead & Sons
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 December 1920
    Attended by: Lord Desborough
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7882
Current location

Town Hall
St Ives Road
Maidenhead
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 1QS
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 89015 81143
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • TOWN HALL
    St Ives Road
    Maidenhead
    Windsor And Maidenhead
    Berkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Botonne cross set on a tapering shaft decorated with carved oak leaves and roses. The whole stands on an octagonal base with four flights on steps and four plaques set on tablets.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN AND WOMEN/ OF MAIDENHEAD/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ada, A F
Aldridge, A J
Aldridge, C W
Alexander, A
Alexander, W
Allen, A E
Allen, F H
Ambrose, S C
Andrews, W G
Angus, T W
See details for all 332 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 331
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 331
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 175
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 175
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 6096mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Name plates replaced by bronze tablets at later date as original stone carving had become worn.
Costs

Site: £2,800

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Borough of Winsor and Maidenhead

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