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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Wymington, Rushden
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1845
Current location

St. Lawrence's Churchyard.
Church Lane
Wymington
Rushden
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
NN10 9LW
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 95528 64429
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Single-stepped square base surmounted by a large rectangular sectioned tapering plinth with a plain Latin cross. Incised stone inscription panel inset in to front face of plinth.
Inscription
IN UNDYING MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 / ALSO / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Britchford, George
Brown, George
Clarke, Frederick
Desborough, James
Desborough, Leonard
Desborough, William
Dilley, Frederick
Fuller, Herbert
Green, William
Harris, Leonard
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 24
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 160 mm, height 1690 mm, width 660 mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 610 mm, height 900 mm, width 830 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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