Boxford Cross

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Reference #252066

Address:

St. Andrew's Church

Glebe End

Boxford

Newbury, Berkshire

RG20 8DP

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Composite
Materials:
  • Rock/Rough Stone Rock/Rough Stone
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A cairn base surmounted by a square plinth, a tapering shaft and a plain cross. There is a WW1 metal plaque on the front face of the plinth. There is a smaller WW2 metal plaque above this on the tapering shaft.
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WW1 Plaque: In remembrance of/ (names)/ of Boxford Parish/ who were killed in the Great War 1914-1919/ These men were young and life was sweet to them but they did/ not grudge to die for England. Let those who come after strive to make/ this realm yet worthier of their Sacrifice. WW2 Plaque: 1939 - 1945/ (names)

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