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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Beeston
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1700
Current location

Beeston Wesleyan
The Baulk
Beeston
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
SG19 1NR
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 16901 48470
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Two cast Brass plates affixed to a nowy headed oak board. All the names are in cast relief. The rest of the ornamentation is etched. Carved laurel wreath top of board.
Inscription
ROLL OF HEROES / LEST WE FORGET / 1914 1919 / WESLEYAN CHURCH / BEESTON / (NAMES) / GEREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS / 1939 (NAMES) 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, Albert Edward
Addison, Herbert George
Brown, Albert
Clow, Frank J
Darnell, George
Flinders, Samuel
Franklin, George
Freeman, William
Gammons, Herbert John
Gammons, Seth
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 24
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 395MM, width 450MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 870MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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