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Shawford Down



SO21 2AA


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
Lettering: Incised
About the memorial: First World War memorial unveiled on 4 April 1921 with further names added after the Second World War. Shawford Down War Memorial comprises a double-headed Latin cross with four arms so that the cross can be viewed from all directions. The cross rises from a square plan plinth.
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Around the base of the cross To the glory of God and in proud and grateful memory of all the men of the Empire and especially those from this parish who gave their lives for their country in the Great War 1914-1919. They sought the glory of their country, they see the glory of God. Around the plinth Re-dedicated to the glory of God and to the memory of those whose names are engraved on this step who gave their lives in the Second World War 1939-1945 They died that we might live.

First World War Walter Wm Abraham Pte Wiltshire Regt. Everard L. Brine Lieut Hampshire Regt. William Hugh Broad Seaman H.M.S. Hampshire Percy Crowther Capt R.A.S.C. Albert Cyril Fancy Pte. Gloucestershire Regt George Armand Furse Capt R.F.A. Charles G. R. Halliday 2nd Lieut. R.E. Septimus Hibbert Surgeon R.N.V.R. Albert Hilliar Pte. Canadian Militia Geoffrey A. St. J. Jones 2nd Lieut. Middlesex Regt Charles Edwd Laverick Seaman H.M.S.Victory. Bernard Laverick Pte Australian Infantry Charles H. Manwaring. Gunner R.C.A. George Ernest Webb. L Cpl Hampshire Regt M. Sackville West. 2nd Lieut. R.F.C. J.P. Sackville West 2nd Lieut. R.F.A. William White M.C. 2nd Lieut. Bedfordshire Regt. Second World War Edward Adam Carse Lt. Col. Bucks BN Robert Stanley Fullick L/Stoker R.N. Edward Gordon Haigh Sergt. K.A.R. Ivor S. Hooper Lt. Col W. Yorks Regt. F Jack Mee Pilot Officer R.A.F. V.R. Jocelyn Mellor Flying Officer R.A.F. George Nash Private Wilts Regt (Commando) W. Jack O Nightingale Sergt. R.A.F. H. W. Cumine Robson Lt. Col. Indian Army Russell Salmon Major Sudan Def. Force James William Sawyer Major R. Berks. Regt. Kenneth Everitt Thomas Bombardier R.A. Christopher P.W .Warren Flying Officer R.A.F. Harry Webster Squadron Leader R.A.F.

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