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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wokingham
Town
Hurst
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1919
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1919
    Attended by: Rev. Edmund Broome, Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9132
Current location

St. Nicholas Church
Church Hill
Hurst
Wokingham
Berkshire
RG10 0ST
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 78942 73005
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain rough hewn granite Celtic cross on square plinth and single step. Single step has small square pillars at each corner. Lettering in black.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF OUR BROTHERS/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ (NAMES)/ also IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE OUR BROTHERS, WHO FELL IN THE/ WAR OF 1939 TO 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ambrose, William
Bevis, Herbert
Blake, Alfred
Bonner, William
Chipperfield, Edward
Draper, Stephen
Frazer, Leonard
Godsal, Alan
Goodall, Francis
Goodchild, Joseph
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, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, initial, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3658 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference

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