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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Bedfordshire
Town
Kensworth
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1654
Current location

St. Mary the Virgin Church
Church End
off Hollicks Lane
Kensworth
South Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
LU6 3RA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 03126 19043
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, ornate framed oak board with upward decorative projections at sides and apex. The front facing sides are buttressed, diminishing in stature in rising sections. Within the oval-shaped centrepiece is a raised broad Cross incorporating a raised Crown mounted on the top. Names in relief on each arm, head and shaft of cross. Foliate designs in relief adorn the Cross. Raised inscription across base rail and below, further foliate designs form the sub-base rail.
Inscription
GLORY BE TO GOD ON HIGH / (17 NAMES) / IN MEMORY OF KENSWORTH MEN / WHO FOUGHT AND DIED IN / 1914 [crossed swords] THE GREAT WAR [crossed swords] 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Collier, G
Collier, L
Cutler, S
Dickens, M
Durrant, A
Flitton, G
Keys, S
Miller, H
Moulster, C
Moulster, H
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1740 mm, width 980 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
P. C. C.
Reference
  • Beds County Record Office: Faculty dated 2-7 -1920 for a carved oak board with 18 men who died and 65 who served. The board to be 5" 6" high by 3 " 6" wide. There are 17 names on the memorial).

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