Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Daventry
Town
Woodford Halse
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15055

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Current location

St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard
Church Street
Woodford Halse
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN11 3RA
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 54322 52858
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Single-stepped square base surmounted by a rough-hewn, tapering square-sectioned stone plinth with tapering a rectangular sectioned column and integral wheel cross. Inscriptions and names on two smoothen faces of plinth and a further inscription on one face of step. Black lettering.
Inscription
6 o'clock plinth face : TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE / WHO MADE THE GREAT SACRIFICE / 1914 - 1918. / (24 NAMES) 6 o'clock step face : REST ETERNAL, GRANT UNTO THEM O LORD, AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM 9 o'clock plinth face : 1939 - 1945 ( 8 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bandey, George H.
Baseley, Fred
Baseley, Walter
Bent, Arthur
Bilclough, Stanley
Braddock, Albert
Brooks, Ernest
Fox, Edmund S.
French, William
Furniss, John W.
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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