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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newbury
Town
Beedon
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9135
Current location

St Nicholas Church
Beedon
Newbury
Berkshire
RG20 8SW
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 48273 78140
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by plinth, tapering shaft and wheel cross. Celtic knotwork patterns are carved on the face of the cross and the inscription is carved on the front face of the plinth. A number of shrubs are planted directly behind the memorial.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BEEDON AND WORLD'S END WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adnams, Charles
Ball, Frederick
Blundy, Leslie
Bosley, Stanley
Buxcey, Albert
Edgington, Henry
Fruen, Edward
Garratt, Edward
Harris, James
Hipkins, William
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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