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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Windsor And Maidenhead
Town
Bisham
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Eric Gill ARA, Lady Kelly
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1950
    Attended by: Hon. Mrs Erskine
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7899
Current location

Close to the Junction of Marlow Road and Temple Lane near the gates of Bisham Abbey
Bisham Abbey
Marlow Road
Bisham
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL7 1RR
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 84926 84973
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Bisham
    Windsor And Maidenhead
    Berkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Calvary Cross with canopy .
Inscription
BASE: HERE WAS/ A ROYAL FELLOWSHIP/ OF DEATH/ (6'OCLOCK): JESU/ MY/ STRENGTH/ AND MY/ REDEEMER/ (9 O'CLOCK): REMEMBER/ F S KELLY DSC/ BISHAM GRANGE/ + NOV. 13. 1916/ REMEMBER LIKEWISE HIS/ COMRADES IN/ ARMS OF THIS/ COUNTRYSIDE (NAMES)/ (3 O'CLOCK): ERECTED/ IN MEMORY OF/ A MOST BELOVED/ BROTHER/ LIEUT. COMMDR./ FREDERICK SEP-/ TIMUS KELLY/ DSC/ HOOD BATTLN./ RYL. NAVAL DIVN./ WHO FELL AT THE/ TAKING OF BEAU-/ COURT SUR ANCRE/ AFTER SERVING/ THROUGHOUT/ THE GALLIPOLI/ CAMPAIGN/ REMEMBER/ ALSO (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Chambers, John
Grimett, David
Harris, Donald
Harris, Leslie
Kelly, Frederick Septimus
Paget, Berkely
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1000 mm, height 4000 mm, width 1000 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Bisham 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
Knocked over by an army vehicle in 1961 and restored and placed in more elevated position at the same location.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • SL7 2.1
  • Grade 11* listing: https//historic England.org.uk
  • Newspaper article: Maidenhead Advertiser 18 November 1977

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