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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Melchbourne, Bedford
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1739
Current location

On wall of the porch.
St. Mary Magdalene Church
Park Road
Melchbourne
Bedford
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK44 1BB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 02861 65402
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Porch wall-mounted, landscape orientated, incised white marble tablet with apexed head, on black marble backboard.
Inscription
IN / MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919 / LANCE CORP. ARTHUR HANCOCK BEDS REGT / SIGNALLER HARRY PAYNE, LINCS REGT / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY / THE PARISHIONERS AS A TOKEN / OF THEIR APPRECIATION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hancock, Arthur
Payne, Harry
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 700mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 700mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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