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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Bucks
Town
Iver
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr William Henry Ward FSA FRIBA (Architect)
Lawrence A Turner FSA (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 June 1920
    Attended by: Chaplain General to the Forces
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 June 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8262
Current location

In Churchyard
St Peter's Church
Junction of B470 and Thorney Lane
Iver
South Bucks
Buckinghamshire
SL0 9JY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 03927 81174
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Limestone cross on a pillar, standing on a double plinth and a three-stepped octagonal base. The cross has equal length short arms each ending in a convex curve. In the centre of the cross is an elaborately floriated cross within an octagon. The shaft of the cross is decorated within a long recessed panel and stands on a double plinth. The lower section of the plinth has inscribed slate panels on all four faces, and the higher section a smaller plinth on one face.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE BRAVE MEN OF IVER WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE WORLD IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 Other faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkins, Arthur
Baker, William
Barnes, Walter
Belcher, George
Benn, George
Blandford, Arthur
Blomer, Alfred
Blythe, Ernest
Bowyer, William
Bowyer, William
See details for all 93 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 350 mm, width 570 mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 6870 mm, width 200 mm
    Materials: Stone - Doulting
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN ST PETERS CHURCHYARD
  • 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
History
2001: Memorial was in need of some repairs to mortared joints. 2002: War Memorials Trust provides a grant of £2908.00 for conservation and repair work.
Costs

Comments: A grant was given by the War Memorials Trust, a value of £2908.00, for conservation and repair work.
Memorial: £400 0S 0D

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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