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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Windsor And Maidenhead
Town
Eton Wick
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr E Sargeant (Mason)
Mr Alfred Young Nutt MVO ISO (Architect)
Mr Owen Walker (Letter cutter / Engraver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 March 1920
    Attended by: Dr M R James, Provost of Eton
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 March 1920
    Attended by: Rev Lewis H Evans, Vicar or Eton
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7948
Current location

Located in the church graveyard
St John the Baptist Church
Eton Wick Rd
Eton Wick
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL4 6JB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 95190 78335
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
Quadrant or Greek cross with sacred mongram carved in relief and enclosed by quatrefoil label. Cross is mounted on a plinth and two stepped base with inscribed inscriptions.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE PARISHIONER SOF/ ETON WICK AND BOVENY/ WHOSE NAMES/ ARE/ RECORDED ON THIS CROSS/ THEY GAV ETHEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ PASSING FROM THE STRIFE/ OF THE WORLD INTO/ THE PEACE OF GOD/ (Names)/ REMEMBER ALSO THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ THERE NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashman, C A
Ashman, H D
Baldwin, P G
Bolton, G
Bond, S
Brown, A
Brown, E
Browne, O A
Bruce, A
Bryant, T A
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,forename initials, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3000 mm, height 4000 mm, width 3000 mm
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • 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
Costs

Site: £4-14-6
Memorial: £217-11-6

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
St John the Baptist Church
Reference
  • Windsor & Eton Express, 20 March 1920
  • Bucks Advertiser and Aylesbury News, 20 March 1920
  • Minutes from the Eton Wick & Boveney War Memorial Committee
  • Eton Parish Magazine

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