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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Daventry
Town
Clipston
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: SIR CHARLES LOWTHER
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14893

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Current location

High Street
Clipston
Daventry
Northamptonshire
LE16 9RU
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 71199 81658
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone Obelisk surmounts low curved stone bench. Obelisk bears inscription in relief. Decorative border around top of Obelisk in relief. Laurel wreath also in relief at base of Obelisk. Stone seats to the north & south sides.
Inscription
North face : IN THANKFUL / APPRECIATION OF / THE 78 OTHER MEN / OF THIS PARISH / WHO SERVED THEIR / KING AND COUNTRY / 1914-1919 / ALSO / THOSE WHO SERVED / IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945. South face : THIS MONUMENT / WAS ERECTED BY / THE PARISHIONERS AND / FRIENDS OF CLIPSTON / IN MEMORY OF THE / FOLLOWING WHO LAID / DOWN THEIR LIVES / FOR THE COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR. / 1914-1919. / (Names) / AT THE GOING / DOWN OF THE SUN, / AND IN THE MORNING. / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. / 1939-1945. / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, Herbert C
Bowley, Frank
Burnham, Herbert
Croft, Frederick
Davis, William M
Fuller, W
Jackman, Hubert G
Pope, George
Pope, Joseph
Thacker, Herbert
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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