United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

BURGHFIELD

Our Ref: 7784

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Address

ST MARYS CHURCH
BURGHFIELD
BERKSHIRE
England
 
Type:Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Denomination:Church of England
OS Map Ref:SU 671 684

Inscription

BURGHFIELD/ AND/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THESE DIED THAT/ WE MIGHT LIVE/ (NAMES)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
CROSSStone5M4M4MGood

Physical Description

CROSS OF SACRIFICE WITH BRONZE SWORD ON FRONT FACE

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:37
Served & Returned0
Died37
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, forename, decorations
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

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

PARISH COUNCIL

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:14 NOV 1920
RolePerformed By
UnveiledMR J H BENYON
Date:12 JUN 1949
RolePerformed By
UnknownBishop Suffragan of Reading

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Corporate
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
Sir Reginald BlomfieldArchitect

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:BERKSHIRE RECORD OFFICE, DP29 - 8AI, 8A4, 6/5/1-24
Photographs:2
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:Yes
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No