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SPARSHOLT WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2006

The Sparsholt memorial stands outside the wall of St Stepphen's Church; it is in the form of a Two stepped octagonal brick base that is surmounted by octagonal brick plinth, concrete top and wooden Latin cross. The inscription is carved on the top of the concrete top and on a tablet set onto the front face of the plinth. Names are repeated on the top and on the tablet. There are 13 names for World War 1 and 10 for World War 2. See Paul Goodwin's UK Memorial web site for more photographs.

Photograph Copyright © Paul Goodwin

IN REMEMBRANCE
1914-18

SEEING THAT WE ARE
COMPASSED ABOUT BY
SO GREAT A CLOUD OF
WITNESSES LET US RUN
WITH PATIENCE THE RACE
THAT IS SET BEFORE US

AVERY A

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CANNINGS W J

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DANIELS W

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DUNN L

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HARDING H

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HAWKINS S M

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HALE W

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IRELAND A W

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McCORMACK W J

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MILAM R

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PEARCE P A

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WOODRUFF J

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WREN A

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1939-1945

BARRETT Colin Leslie

Sapper 1872929, 30 Fortress Company, Royal Engineers. Died 3rd January 1944. Aged. 29. Son of William George and Rose Barrett, of Romsey, Hampshire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 2. Row O. Grave 27.

BISHOP Edwin Charles

Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1200299, 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26th June 1943. Aged 30. Son of William George and Annie Rosa Bishop; husband of Ivy Kate Bishop, of Kingsworthy, Hampshire. Buried in AMSTERDAM NEW EASTERN CEMETERY, Noord-Holland, Nertherlands. Plot 69. Row B. Collective grave 15.

GRINDLEY E A L

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HEWLETT C

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MAY Bertram Sidney

Sergeant 875242, 347 Battery, 111 Heavy A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 19th January 1943. Aged 45. Husband of Alice Thackeray May, of Sparsholt. Buried west of church in St. STEPHEN CHURCHYARD, SPARSHOLT, Hampshire.

MUNTZ Sir Gerard Philip Graves

Lieutenant, H.M. Submarine Regulus, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship 6th December 1940. Baronet. Son of Sir Gerard Albert Muntz, Bt., and of Lady Muntz (nee Graves), of Sparsholt, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 37, Column 1.

Note: H.M. Submarine Regulus, Class R Submarine, pennant N 88, built by Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness). Laid down 17th July 1929, launched 11th June 1930, commissioned 7th December 1930. HMS Regulus (Lt.Cdr. F.B. Currie, R.N.) left Alexandria to patrol in southern Adriatic on 18th November 1940. She is most likely mined on 6th December 1940 off Taranto, Italy.

SALTER W J

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SHARP J M

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SIMONDS J M

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TAYLOR E G A

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Last updated 10 March, 2016

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