Tag: Basingstoke

Sherfield-Upon-Loddon War Memorial

This was a surprise discovery that I made while I was on my way to photograph CWGC graves at St Leonards Church in Sherfield-Upon-Loddon.

Sherfield-Upon-Loddon War Memorial

Sherfield-Upon-Loddon War Memorial

Inscription

Inscription

The memorial may be found at Google Earth co-ordinates: 51.314562°, -1.026138°

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Updated: 09/01/2018 — 07:39

Hook War Memorial

The War Memorial in the village of Hook, may be found on the traffic island between London and Newnham Roads just outside Hook. at Google Earth co-ordinates  51.280389°  -0.968156°

Hook War Memorial

Hook War Memorial

The memorial is inscribed:

AD 1920
This Stone of Remembrance was
raised in honour of the men of the
Parishes of
Newnham and Nately Scures
who laid down their lives for
their country
in The Great War

 There are plaques from both world wars on the memorial.

1914-1918

1914-1918

1939-1945

1939-1945

A number of local casualties are remembered on a war memorial in the church of St Nicholas Newnham.

Memorial in St Nicholas Newnham

Memorial in St Nicholas Newnham

© DRW 2015 – 2018 Created 19/02/2015

Updated: 09/01/2018 — 07:43

Basingstoke War Memorial

The War Memorial in Basingstoke is a beauty, situated in a small square close to War Memorial Park it is really magnificent. I have replaced my original image of the memorial as I was able to get other images a week later. (Images open in a new window/tab)

Basingstoke War Memorial

Basingstoke War Memorial

Still festooned with wreaths from Remembrance Day, it was designed by LF Roslyn, and erected at the London Road entrance to the park in 1923.

The angel on top of the memorial

The angel on top of the memorial

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Updated: 08/01/2018 — 07:55
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