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Stone cross and monument in St Mary's churchyard.

Inscriptions in panels around base of cross, listed anticlockwise.

Panel 1

In
thankful
remembrance
of our
honoured dead
who gave
their lives
in
the Great War
1914 - 1918.


Panel 2

1914 - 1918

Private R.H. Allam

Gunner F.L. Ansell

Private W. Baker

Lieutenant R. Bever

Private W. Blake

Private E J Butcher

Private F. Butcher

Panel 3

1914 - 1918

Private H. Butcher

Private C. Cook

Private H.W. Cousins

1st Class Stoker A.D. Dale

Able Seaman W.C. Dale

Corporal G.S. Dunford

Lance Corporal F.C. Harris

Panel 4

1914 - 1918

Private T. Hutchins

Trooper S.T. Kercher

Lance Corporal B. Locke

Private W.C. North

Sergeant F. Oram D.C.M. - M.M

Private W.J. Oram

Able Seaman V. Powell

Panel 5

1914 - 1918

Private G. Smith

Rifleman W. Smith

Driver H.A. Stubbs

Gunner C.T. Tanner

Private J. Tilbury

Rifleman S. Tilbury

Able Seaman M.C. Taylor

Panel 6

1914 - 1918

2nd Lieutenant E.W.C. Turner

2nd Lieutenant H.E. Voelcker

Corporal A. Watts

Private A. Watts

Private A.H. Winter

Private E.H. Winterbourne


Marble plaque on wall in St Mary's Church.

In loving memory of
Eric Walter
Carpenter Turner
aged 21 years
2nd Lieutenant 2nd Battalion
Hampshire Regiment
who died of wounds recieved
in action near Ypres
August 9th 1916.
This tablet was erected
by his Parents
John Carpenter Turner,
Rector of Overton, and
Elsie Maud his wife,
and relations.
R.I.P.


Commonwealth war graves in churchyard,

12637 Private E.J. Butcher. Wiltshire Regiment 19th January 1917 age 27. "With Christ which is far better."



PO/16646 Private F.L. Ansell. Royal Marine Light Infantry 8th March 1919 aged 24.