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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Bedford
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
A. R. LINDLEY & SON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Unknown
    Attended by: MAJOR S. GREEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1630
Current location

In Mayor's Parlour
Bedford Town Hall (Old)
St Pauls Square
Bedford
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK40 1SQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 04900 49600
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Bedfordshire Yeomanry T. A.
    Ashburnam Road
    Bedford
    North Bedfordshire
    Bedfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL0549
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Black wood shield, white metal reserve in centre engraved with soldier on horseback.12 small metal shields on two sides of reserve, names engraved. Reserve has oak leaf and acorn foliate surround.
Inscription
BEDFORDSHIRE FROM THE NCO'S OF 'A' SQUADRON - YEOMANRY / (NAMES) / AS A TOKEN / OF APPRECIATION & REMEMBRANCE OF THE / OFFICERS, NCO'S AND MEN / OF THE BEDFORDSHIRE YEOMANRY / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914-18
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, F
Adamson, T
Allen, G V
Barlow, T
Bartram, W M
Bates, G
Bean, G
Bland, C A
Brooks, W C
Bull, W
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 500MM, width 390MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Bedford Borough Council

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