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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Ampthill
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
RICHARDSON & GILL (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th May 1921
    Attended by: HRH PRINCESS BEATRICE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17th May 1921
    Attended by: Chaplain General to the Forces
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1684
Current location

The Alemeda
Ampthill
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK45 2LQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 02912 37710
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone pillar standing on 2 thick plinths and one thin base plinth. Located on grounds of park.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: THEIR NAME LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE / (NAMES) 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) ON PLINTH BELOW: THIS MONUMENT TO OUR GALLANT DEAD / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WARS / WAS UNVEILED BY / H. R. H. PRINCESS BEATRICE / AND DEDICATED / BY THE RT. REV. THE CHAPLAIN GENERAL TO THE FORCES (BISHOP TAYLOR SMITH) / ON MAY 17TH 1921 IN THE PRESENCE OF / THE AMPTHILL URBAN COUNCIL / (CHAIRMAN I. W. CRISP) / A. H. WINGFIELD / CHAIRMAN OF THE MEMORIAL COMMITTEE/ AND / HERBRAND 11TH DUKE OF BEDFORD K.G. / DONOR OF THE SITE LOWER PLINTH: RICHARDSON & GILL / ARCHITECTS 3 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allgood, Samuel
Ansell, Harry
Ansell, Walter
Brightman, Herbert
Burridge, Frederick
Burt, Harry
Burt, James
Cole, Herbert R B
Collins, Fredk Louis
Cox, Christopher
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: height 4290MM, width 770MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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