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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Windsor And Maidenhead
Town
Bray, Maidenhead
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr West Neve (Chairman of The War Memorial Committee), Messrs G Rowsell and Son of St Lukes Road, Maidenhead., Lamb and Company of All Saints Avenue, Maidenhead.
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22nd March 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Oxford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7906
Current location

The memorial is located at the junction of the High Street (B3028) and Ferry End Road.
Ferry End Road
Bray
Maidenhead
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 2AS
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 90212 79540
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A pectoral cross of Cuthbert on top of an octagonal pillar that surmounts a pedestal that is on a two step base. There is a tablet at the foot of the 6 o'clock face for the WW2 inscription. The memorial is surrounded on all four sides by granite cobbles, and is enclosed by a metal chain fence suspended on wooden posts.
Inscription
Pedestal 6 o'clock face: LEST WE FORGET / 1914 - 1919 / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER / (Names) Pedestal 9 o'clock face: (Names) Pedestal 12 o'clock face: (Names) Pedestal 3 o'clock face: (Names) Tablet: 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderidge, J
Aldridge, C W
Allen, A
Allen, F
Bartlett, W
Belluorthy, W J
Bird, F
Blacknil, H
Blay, H
Boult, H
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename initials, surname, regiment.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c. 2000mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 1034mm, height 1265mm, width 1034mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2900mm, width 3128mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 60mm, height 940mm, width 434mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL OUTSIDE THE OLD DUTCH HOUSE
  • 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
Cleaned September 1990.
Costs

Memorial: £200 to £300 probably £263

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Parishoners
Responsibility
Bray Parish Council
Reference
  • Maidenhead Advertiser: 16th February 1921; 20th December 1922; 24th March 1920

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