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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Reading
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Dedicated
    Date: C 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9138
Current location

On the North Wall of the Church
ST GEORGES CHURCH
St Georges Rd
Reading
Reading
Berkshire
RG30 2RG
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 69053 73739
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Dark Oak reredos with carved surrounds. Inscription has been painted. Regimental flags to either side.
Inscription
THE REREDOS OF THIS CHURCH / WAS GIVEN TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN THANKFUL MEMORY OF / THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO / LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT 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
Aldridge, J
Annetts, C G
Attoe, A A
Bacon, P G W
Badcock, A W
Baldwin, W J
Baverstock, C J
Bennett, C
Benning, P A
Berwick, E S
See details for all 97 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 97
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 97
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: Free

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
St. George's PCC

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