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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Northamptonshire
Town
Nether Heyford
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS J G PULLEN & SONS (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th February 1921
    Attended by: COLONEL J.C. LIVINGSTONE LEARMOUTH CMG DSO RHA
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th February 1921
    Attended by: REV I LONGDEN MA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15084
Current location

The Green
Nether Heyford
South Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
NN7 3LH
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 65923 58544
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY A PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND CELTIC WHEEL CROSS. WHOLE STANDS ON A SMALL PAVED AREA SURROUNDED BY A CHAIN LINK FENCE. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE SHAFT. CELTIC KNOTWORK DESIGN IN RELIEF ON THE CROSS AND AT THE BASE OF THE SHAFT
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE AND / GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE / OF THE MEN OF HEYFORD / WHO GAVE THIER LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919. OUR FALLEN/OF THE SECOND GREAT WAR/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, T W
Allen, J H
Bone, A E
Charvill, H
Clements, T F
Crawley, T H O
Foster, C L
French, S S
Furniss, W
Gibbins, T
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 10ft
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Nether Heyford War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Northampton Herald 26th February 1921 Report of the unveiling
  • Northampton Herald 8th January 1915 List of men from Upper and Lower Heyford serving with His Majesty's Forces.

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