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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Daventry
Town
Welton
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14971

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Current location

St. Martin's Church
High Street
Welton
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN11 2JP
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 58109 66032
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, landscape orientated, moulded nowy-headed wooden backboard supporting a nowy-headed engraved brass plaque. Laurel wreath in relief at top centre, red cross in centre of wreath. Marginally rebated into the lower frame rail is another landscape orientated plain backboard supporting the WW2 plaque. Both plaques incorporate specific initial letters infilled with red enamel paint and the remaining text infilled with black enamel paint.
Inscription
WW1 plaque : 1914 + 1918 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / (NAMES) / "THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE" WW2 (lower) plaque : 1939 1945 / AND WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR / (1 NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Benjamin, Charles William
Benjamin, Herbert Leslie
Benjamin, Percy
Facer, George Bernard
Meadows, Arthur William
Surridge, Thomas Frederick
Wootton, Thomas
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 42 mm, height 766 mm, width 1070 mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 42mm, height 253 mm, width 762 mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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