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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Bucks
Town
Farnham Royal
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 December 1920
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 December 1920
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Buckingham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8269
Current location

Junction of Farnham Road and Church Road
Farnham Royal
South Bucks
Buckinghamshire
SL2 3AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 95979 82840
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough hewn celtic cross situated on top of a plinth and one step base with incised inscriptions in black lettering.
Inscription
1914-1918 / IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / (Names) / "Death is swallowed up in victory." ALSO IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, James H
Arnott, Walter
Barnes, George L
Bell, James C A
Berry, J D
Brown, P
Cantrell, Frederick G
Childs, E B
Clarke, Alfred E J
Colbran, R A
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 914 mm, height 3048 mm, width 914 mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL AT THE JUNCTION WITH CHURCH ROAD
  • 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
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The Times, 28 June 1940, pg. 9 - Article regarding the death of Valentine Harding

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