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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Moggerhanger
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th June 1921
    Attended by: Major H E H Pares
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th June 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Hodges
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1744

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Current location

St John the Evangelist
Blunham Road
Moggerhanger
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK44 3RD
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 14234 49334
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic stone cross, decorated by carvings in relief, on a square plinth and base. Surrounded by four short stones conected by a metal pole.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE / GLORY / OF GOD / IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN / OF MUGGERHANGER WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (Names) 3 o'clock face: 1939 - 1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashwell, Walter
Buckle, Jack
Bunch, Charles W
Burr, Walter
Chapman, Alfred E
Franklin, George W
Garner, Joseph
Hall, Reginald W
How, Henry J
Jacob, Arthur H
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2100mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £50 0S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Bedfordshire county record office : Bedfordshire Times and Independent Friday 17.6.21

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