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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Aylesbury Vale
Town
Marsworth
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr A J Gurney (Architect)
Mr W N Mead (Sponsor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 August 1921
    Attended by: Lord Rothchild
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7 August 1921
    Attended by: Rev T Harvey
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8013
Current location

All Saints Church
Junction of Church Lane and Vicarage Road
Marsworth
Aylesbury Vale
Buckinghamshire
HP23 4LX
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 91992 14606
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Gothic Cross, perpendicular style, set atop a plinth and three stepped base.
Inscription
9 o'clock face: IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF THIS/ VILLAGE WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR OF/ 1914 - 1918 3 o'clock face: GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIEND 6 o'clock face: (Names) 12 o'clock face: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carter, Jesse
Double, Roland
Horwood, Charles
Horwood, Thomas
Howell, Ernest
Jeffery, Paul J
Jeffery, Thomas
Johnson, Frederick
Kallin, Mark
Oakley, Bertie J
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Marsworth 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
Costs

Site: £140

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference
  • Bucks Herald, 13 August 1921

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