The stone memorial is a raised cross standing on a shaft surmounting
a square plinth at the junction of the B3349 Alton Road and Lees Hill.
The names of those commemorated from World War One are inscribed on
the side of the plinth which faces Alton Road and the World War Two
names have been added on the side which faces Lees Hill.
church, South Warnborough contains a handwritten ‘Roll of
Honour’ headed ‘For King & Country’
which lists men from the parish who served in World War One with a small
red cross against the names of those who died. The chapel of St George
in the church is dedicated to ‘those who served their country
1939 – 1945’ and a plaque bears the names of the two
South Warnborough men who died in that war.
No. 'G/37704' 7th Bn. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment).
Died 24/05/1917 Age 24. Son of Alfred and Eliza Adams of 31 Mount
Pleasant Road, Alton, Hants. Commemorated Arras Memorial Bay 2.
No. '14835' 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 02/07/1915 Age 26.
Son of Job and Caroline Barnes of South Warnborough, Hants. Commemorated
Helles Memorial Panel 125-134 or 223-226 228-229 & 328.
on church memorial] Lance Corporal No. '5960' 1st Bn. Hampshire
Regiment. Died 15/05/1915 Age 30. Son of the late William and Alice
Carter of 33 George Street, Reading. Commemorated Boulogne Eastern
Cemetery VIII. D. 5.
No. 'G/36722' Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Formerly No.
'S4/094371' Army Service Corps and No. '92245' of the 2nd Bn and
No. 'G/36722' of the 20th Bn City of London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers).
Died 02/09/1918 Age 27. Resident of South Warnborough and son of
Mary 'Polly' Catley of The Moor, Melbourne, Cambridgeshire. Commemorated
Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval II. F. 25. Also commemorated
on the Melbourne, Cambridgeshire war memorials.
No. '14493' 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 21/06/1915 Age 42.
Son of the late James Childs and Ellen Gregory (nee Childs) of South
Warnborough. Half brother of Reginald and Victor Gregory whose names
are also on this memorial. Commemorated Pink Farm Cemetery, Helles
Sp. Mem. 132.
H.M.S. "Black Prince Royal Navy. Died 31/05/1916 Age 32. Son of
Admiral Sir Archibald Douglas and of Lady Constance Douglas, and
brother of John whose name is also on this memorial. Commemorated
Portsmouth Naval Memorial 11.
10th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment. Died 18/12/1915 Age 39. Son of Admiral
Sir Archibald Douglas and of Lady Constance Douglas, and brother
of David whose name is also on this memorial. Barrister, Gray's
Inn. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord II.
No. '7442' 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 08/11/1916 Age 34. Son
of Giles Gregory and Ellen Gregory (nee Childs) of South Warnborough,
Hants. Brother of Victor Gregory and half brother of James Childs
whose names are also on this memorial. Commemorated Etaples Military
Cemetery XII. C. 1.
No. 'PO/13458' 2nd R. M. Bn. Royal Naval Division, Royal Marine
Light Infantry. Died 28/04/1917 Age 31. Son of Giles Gregory and
Ellen Gregory (nee Childs) of South Warnborough, Hants. Brother
of Reginald Gregory and half brother of James Childs whose names
are also on this memorial. Commemorated Arras Memorial Bay 1.
No. '75085' 4th Canadian Div. Signal Coy. Canadian Engineers. Died
27/06/1918 as the result of an accident in a boxing tournament whilst
serving as an RAF Cadet. Age 26. Son of Francis Edgar and Lylie
K Harrison of 742 Bidwell Street, Vancouver, British Columbia. Born
At Winnipeg, Manitoba. Commemorated Denham (St. Mary) Churchyard
No. '40849' 1st/6th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 08/07/1919 Age
23. Son of Philip and Jane Lucas of South Warnborough, Hants. Buried
Nowshera Military Cemetery L. 40. Commemorated Delhi Memorial (India
Gate) Face 23.
No. '2000' 2nd/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 17/12/1915 Age 25.
Son of James and Emily Pond of Alton and husband of Gertrude Keal
(formerly Pond) of Allerford, Taunton, Somerset. Buried Quetta Government
Cemetery 2268. Commemorated Delhi Memorial (India Gate) Face 23.
No. '2259' 22nd Bn. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died
14/11/1916 Age 25. Formerly No. 'GS/19000' 5th Dragoon Guards. Son
of Francis and Annie Roe of Rooks Cottage, Rotherwick, Basingstoke,
Hants formerly of New Farm, South Warnborough. Commemorated Thiepval
Memorial Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.
Corporal No. '8201' 2nd Bn. Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 14/04/1915
in action near Shaibah, Iraq. Age 25. Son of George and Annie Wild
of Wells Hill Farm, South Warnborough and brother of John whose
name is also on this memorial. Commemorated Basra War Cemetery III.
Corporal No. '8202' 5th Bn. Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 26/09/1916
Age 32. Son of George and Annie Wild of Wells Hill Farm, South Warnborough
and brother of James whose name is also on this memorial. Commemorated
Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 7 B.
No. '98131' 2/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Died 02/03/1943 Age 24.
Son of Frank and Winifred Mary Butler of South Warnborough, Hampshire.
Commemorated Beja War Cemetery 1. B. 4.
No. '41157' 1st Bn. Scots Guards. Died 22/08/1940 Age 31. Son of
the Hon. Felix and Madelaine Hanbury-Tracy and husband of Colline
Hanbury-Tracy (nee St. Hill) of St. Foeck, Cornwall. His father
fell in the 1914-1918 War. Commemorated Toddington (St. Andrew)
churchyard S.E. of church.