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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Harlington
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
London Necropolis Company, Mr N G Thomas
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 November 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 25 June 1956
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1646
Current location

WESTONING RD SUNDON RD STATION RD AND CHURCH RD
Sundon Road
Harlington
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
LU5 6LE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 03709 30456
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Studded Celtic Cross on tiered base. Plaque for WW2
Inscription
(PLINTH) 1914-1919 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF HARLINGTON / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR. (PLAQUE) TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO / SERVED IN THE WAR / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbiss, A
Abbiss, F
Abbiss, Harry
Abbiss, W
Apthorpe, Harold W
Asbury, Charles W
Asbury, Edward J
Asbury, Walter J
Ashby, J
Ashby, P
See details for all 115 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, Rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 119
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 119
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 140mm, height 2400mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 910mm, height 1440mm, width 2290mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
Condition
History
REPAIRS IN 1982 AT COST OF £163;345. BRONZE PLAQUE REPLACED WITH ALUMINIUM ONE IN 1989
Costs

Site: £477
Memorial: £223-6-6

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • The Luton News & Bedfordshire Advertiser, Thursday 13th May 1920

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