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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Meppershall
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1656
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Church Road
Meppershall
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
SG17 5NA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 13459 35896
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RESTORATION OF CHAPEL WITHIN THE CHURCH
Inscription
THIS ANCIENT CHAPEL WAS RESTORED / TO USE BY THE PEOPLE OF THIS PARISH / IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE / WAR OF 1939-1945, AND IN THANKFULNESS / TO ALMIGHTY GOD FOR ALL / THOSE WHO RETURNED TO THEIR HOMES / AND TO WORSHIP HERE / 1948 / WITH PROUD THANKSGIVING REMEBER / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 580MM, width 400MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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