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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Aylesbury Vale
Town
Brill
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8039
Current location

Located in small green at junction of Oakley Road
High Street and Church Street
Junction of Oakley Road
High Street and Church Street
Brill
Aylesbury Vale
Buckinghamshire
HP18 9RP
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 65436 13816
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four stepped octagonal base surmounted by octagonal plinth, slender tapering shaft, and cross with small fleur-de-lis cusps between the arms of the cross. Inscription in relief on bronze plaques on three faces of plinth. Memorial is situated within a stone pillar and chain enclosure.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO/ COMMEMORATE THE MEN/ FROM BRILL/ WHO DIED IN/ TWO WORLD WARS 3 o'clock face: 1914 - 18/ (Names)/ 1939 - 45/ (Names) 9 o'clock face: 1914 - 18/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrett, Ephraim
Boyle, Fred
Brooks, Benjamin
Browning, Montague
Claridge, Albert
Claridge, George
Claridge, John
Claridge, Richard
Clarke, Aubrey
Dance, George
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish Council
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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