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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Sandy
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs G Maile & Son LTD (Manufacturer)
Mr Percy C Haydon Bacon (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9th January 1921
    Attended by: Duke of Berdford
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9th January 1921
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1777
Current location

St Swithun's Church
School Ln
Sandy
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
SG19 1AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 17394 49068
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three stone tablets either side and below 2-light window. Castellated top backboards.
Inscription
1914-1918 THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / THIS WINDOW ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF SANDY / IN THE FAITH OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST / IN GRATITUDE TO ALMIGHTY GOD, THE GIVER OF VICTORY / AND IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF ALL FROM THIS PARISH / HELPED TO SECURE FOR US THE PRICELESS HERITAGE OF OF LIBERTY ETERNAL HONOUR GIVE TO THOSE WHO DIED / IN THAT FULL SPLENDOUR OF HEROIC PRIDE / THAT WE MIGHT LIVE / THEIR NAMES ARE HERE RECORDED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, A E
Addison, H G
Andrews, C W
Asplin, A V F
Baldrey, W F
Baldwin, W J
Banes, F J
Blain, A J
Boness, P J
Bowers, A H M
See details for all 111 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 111
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 111
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: Rank,surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 2100 mm, width 900 mm
    Materials: Marble - Pink
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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