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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Northamptonshire
Town
Eydon, Daventry
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th September 1921
    Attended by: Colonel Reid
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25th September 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Leicester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15015

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Current location

St. Nicholas' Churchyard Extension
Hollow Way
Eydon
Daventry
South Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
NN11 3PW
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 53930 50064
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three-stepped square base surmounted by a rectangular sectioned tapering plinth & rectangular shafted, tapering wheel cross. Incised inscriptions and names on side faces of plinth.
Inscription
Face 1 : TO / THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY / OF / THE MEN OF EYDON / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / MAY THEY REST IN PEACE Face 2 : (6 NAMES) Face 3 : (6 NAMES) Face 4 : 1939 - 1945 / (4 NAMES) / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brand, R. J.
Bull, H W
Carpenter, E
Cherry, A J
Cleaver, E F
Cleaver, R
Colton, E
Colton, R
Durrant, L F
Edden, W
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename initials
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename initials
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1140 mm, height 2840 mm, width 1290 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Royal British Legion & Parish Council.

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