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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Renhold
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS S W JARVIS & SON (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1955
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22nd August 1920
    Attended by: REV W. BREED
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22nd August 1920
    Attended by: MR CECIL POLHILL
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1770
Current location

Roadside Village Centre
Memorial Garden
Church End
Renhold
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK41 0LU
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 08729 52785
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Village School
    Renhold
    North Bedfordshire
    Bedfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 095 526
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Sicilian white marble tablet with raised lead lettering set into a red brick wall with stone surround. Stone shelf below the marble.
Inscription
THE / GREAT EUROPEAN WAR / 1914 - 1919 / THE FOLLOWING RENHOLD MEN LOST / THEIR LIVES IN THEIR COUNTRY'S SERVICE / (NAMES) / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, E
Conquest, N
Constant, W
Cox, A
Cox, W
Curtis, W
Duncombe, A
Harlow, A
Harrison, F
Kirby, S
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 5
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 880MM, width 770MM
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Wall
    Measurements: height 2070MM, width 2930MM
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
1993: Parish council were going to invite tenders for cleaning and renovating
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council

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