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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newbury
Town
Newbury
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 October 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9082
Current location

Junction of Bartholomew Street and West Mills
Memorial to Men of Newbury
Bartholomew Street
Newbury
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 5HP
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 47057 67101
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four-stepped white stone octagonal base surmounted by plinth, shaft and Lantern Cross. Inscription on 12 bronze panels on lower curved wall behind cross for WW1, with 6 bronze panels on a smaller curved wall above for WW2. Whole is surrounded in front by railing.
Inscription
(NAMES) IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/1914 - 1918. (NAMES) IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, A J
Aldridge, W J
Allaway, W
Allen, F L
Allen, W H
Annetts, W
Ashfield, A C
Austin, G F
Bailey, R
Baker, G R
See details for all 331 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 339
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 339
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Initial, Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 180
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 180
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname, decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Newbury Town 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
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Newbury Town Council
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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