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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Colmworth, Bedford
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1711
Current location

St. Denys' Church.
Church Lane
(off Church Road)
Colmworth
Bedford
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK44 2JS
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 10876 58584
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two wall mounted engraved brass plaques, both with engraved multiple line borders overlapping at corners. WW1 - upper plaque : Portrait orientated with capital letters & years infilled with green paint and the lower case letters and lines in black. WW2 - lower plaque with capital text inscription : Landscape orientated, all letters and lines infilled with black paint.
Inscription
[Upper brass plaque ] : TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH / WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / ( Names) [Lower brass plaque ] : ALSO OF VICTOR STRINGER / WHO FELL IN THE / SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Colgrave, W H
Draper, S C
Pell, A H
Stringer, Victor
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 630 mm, width 300 mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: width 300 mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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