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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
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
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname,forename
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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