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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wycombe
Town
Stokenchurch
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Axtell & Son of Oxford
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Sunday 7th June 1925
    Attended by: Field Marshall Sir William Robertson
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8307
Current location

Stokenchurch Community Library
Wycombe Road
Stokenchurch
Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP14 3RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 76163 96253
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross with an octagonal shaft mounted on an octagonal plinth, and a four-stepped base.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE / GLORIOUS / MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF / THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR / COUNTRY / 1914-1919 / 1939 / 1945 Other faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adkinson, Godfrey
Anderson, Tom
Bates, Edward
Broadway, Clifford
Butler, Amos
Butler, Sam
Cockerill, Henry
Cordrey, Dennis
Dean, Alec
Dean, Harry
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initial(s), surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3650mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Stokenchurch 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

Comments: The site was donated by Mr Marcus Slade of Mallards Court.
Memorial: £230

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • South Bucks Free Press, 12 June 1925.
  • Stokenchurch in Perspective, pp.196-7.

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