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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Windsor And Maidenhead
Town
Fifield
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 22 November 1919
    Attended by: Mr/Mrs Harold Clayton
  • Opened
    Date: 12 February 1920
    Attended by: Lady Herschel, Vicar of Braywood
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7912
Current location

Junction of Fifield Road and Forest Green Road.
Bray Woodside Memorial Hall
Fifield Rd
Fifield
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 2NR
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 90800 76300
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular polished stone plaque with semi-circular top enclosing a plain cross, dedicated to the First World War. Surrounding edges are decorated . Below original plaque is a similar rectangular plaque dedicated to the Second World War. Black Roman lettering on both. There is also an inscribed foundation stone to the right of the door to the Hall, with two stones above the door saying "Memorial Hall".
Inscription
IN MEMORY/OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO LOST THEIR/LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN THE/GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/(NAMES). ALSO THE 1939 - 45 WAR/(NAMES). Inscription on foundation stone to right of front door reads: THIS HALL/WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTIONS/TO COMMEMORATE/THE GREAT WAR 1914-19/THE SITE WAS KINDLY GIVEN BY H.CLAYTON ESQ./AND THIS STONE WAS LAID BY MRS H CLAYTON/ON 22ND NOV.1919.
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, initials, surname, regiment.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname, regiment.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 51 mm, height 711 mm, width 914 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
The plaque is thought to have been located in the former Braywood Church, which has been demolished. The external foundation stone lettering is badly eroded. Internal plaque requires cleaning and some lettering needs defining more clearly.
Costs

Site: Free

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Public subscription
Responsibility
Trustees of Braywood Memorial Hall (Caretaker resides in adjacent cottage)
Reference
  • SL6 17.1

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