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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Windsor And Maidenhead
Town
Windsor
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7941
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
High St
Windsor
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL4 1LY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 96871 76761
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Elaborately carved Latin cross with canopied figure of Christ crucified between arms of cross. Cross stands on semi-circular wall which bears inset panels with names. The wall terminals feature pitched roof surmounts and are joined by a front wall.
Inscription
Central tablet: 1914 - 1918/ REMEMBER WITH THANKFUL/ HEARTS THE MEN OF THIS/ ROYAL BOROUGH WHOSE NAMES/ ARE HERE AND ELSEWHERE/ RECORDED. BROTHERS IN ARMS./ JEALOUS FOR THE COMMON GOOD./ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH - THEY/ LEFT THE ISSUE IN YOUR HANDS./ REMEMBER AND BE STRONG./ THEY LIVE ON - BROTHERS IN LOVE/ TO ALL CITIZENS OF THIS HEAVENLY/ CITY. REMEMBER AND BE GLAD./ REMEMBER ALSO FOR GOOD/ THOSE WHO BY SEA, LAND AND AIR/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945/ THEIR NAMES ARE INSCRIBED/ WITHIN THIS CHURCH./ THEIR MEMORY LIVES THAT WE/ WHO COME AFTER THEM MAY/ REMEMBER THE DEBT WE OWE TO/ THEM AND FAIL THEM NOT./ THE NAMES OF BRITISH SERVICEMEN/ KILLED IN CONFLICT SINCE 1945 ARE/ SIMILARLY HONOURED WITHIN THE CHURCH All other tablets: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adey, C A
Anderson, J G
Ansell, W
Anstey, W H
Anstiss, P
Archer, T
Archer, W A
Ash, F G
Ash, F G
Atkins, M G
See details for all 438 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 248
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 248
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, rank, year of death, regiment, place of death, place of burial, manner of death, age of death, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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