United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

HESTON

Our Ref: 1944

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Address

GARDEN AT ROAD JUNCTION
HESTON RD
HESTON
GREATER LONDON
England
 
Type:Serviceman/Woman
Other Location Details:

HESTON AND NEW HESTON ROADS

OS Map Ref:TQ 120 770

Inscription

IN HONOUR OF/ THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ PRESNTED BY MRS BECKER/ OF SUTTON HALL/ REMEMBER ALSO/ THE MEN AND WOMEN OF HESTON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PEDESTALSTONE - YORK   Good
SCULPTURESTONE - PORTLAND   Good

Physical Description

SOLDIER WITH CAP LEANING ON REVERSED RIFLE

CARVED RELIEF PANELS ON TWO SIDES OF PEDESTAL

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:99
Served & Returned0
Died99
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? rank, decorations
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

1999 COUNCIL PLANNED RENOVATION TO INCLUDE REMOVAL OF CONIFERS, RENEWAL OF INSCRIPTIONS, RENOVATION OF CHAINS, AND LANDSCAPING

Ceremonies

Date:1ST JUNE 1918
RolePerformed By
UnveilingMRS BECKER

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Private
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Mr Arthur G WalkerSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Mrs Becker (D. 1931) was the wife of (Sir) Frederick Becker (D.1936). See also Middlesex Chronicle Oct 1999

Comments: 
Photographs:3
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:L
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publications:2
Press Cuttings:2
Publication NameAuthorDate PublishedPage / DateOther Information
HOUNSLOW, ISLEWORTH, HESTON AND CRANFORD: A PICTORIAL HISTORYCAMERON, ANDREA1995FIG 136