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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Flitton
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1640
Current location

Junction of High Street with Brook Lane
St John the Baptist Church
High Street
Flitton
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK45 5EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 05948 35825
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Polished obelisk in grey granite with a band of decoration. Standing on three granite plinths.
Inscription
WAR / 1914-1918 / IN MEMORY OF / THE FALLEN OF THIS PARISH / (NAMES)/WAR / 1939-1945 / IN MEMORY OF / THE FALLEN OF THIS PARISH/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, Omar
Ashton, Leonard
Catlin, George C
Cox, George
Downing, Sydney
Porter, Joseph A
Smith, Sydney
Thompson, Thomas C
Willingham, Lionel A
Wilsher, Archer H
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1520MM, height 540MM, width 1520MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 450MM, height 2210MM, width 450MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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