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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
East Northamptonshire
Town
Woodnewton
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14937
Current location

At the back of the Church
on the west wall of the nave
St. Mary's Church
Main Street
Woodnewton
East Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
PE8 5EB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 03218 94572
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular glazed frame containing the illuminated manuscript roll of honour within a blue border, headed by a red rose. Lettering is painted in black.
Inscription
COUNTY OF NORTHAMPTON/ PARISH OF/ ST MARY'S WOODNEWTON/ Roll of honour/ of Men of this Parish who served in the War of 1914-1918/ NAME RANK REGIMENT/ (NAMES)/ THE SOULS OF THE RIGHTEOUS ARE IN THE HANDS OF GOD,/ AND THERE SHALL NO TORMENT TOUCH THEM./ IN THE SIGHT OF THE UNWISE THEY SEEM TO DIE:/ AND THEIR DEPARTURE IS TAKEN FOR MISERY,/ AND THEIR GOING FROM US TO BE UTTER DESTRUCTION:/ BUT THEY ARE IN PEACE/ WISDOM 3, V. 1-3
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barfield, L
Barley, C E
Baxter, E H
Brice, B P
Brothers, C
Collin, J S
Compton, J W
Compton, P
Compton, R
Desbrow, J
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 37
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 24mm, height 580mm, width 390mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 510mm, width 320mm
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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