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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Central Bedfordshire
Town
Cranfield
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1714
Current location

Vilage green near roadside
Cranfield
Central Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK43 0DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 95459 42010
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Latin stone cross with sword of sacrifice upon three stone plinths. Inscription on upper plinth.
Inscription
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names) 1939-1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anstee, J H
Anstey, R
Barcock, A C
Billington, F
Billington, T
Bitchenor, W C
Boon, L
Brown, E
Cave, T P J
Clarke, E E
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Cranfield War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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