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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Bedford
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4th January 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 18th October 1992
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1871

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Current location

10
St. Leonard's Church Centre
Victoria Road
Bedford
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK42 9JS
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 04563 48767
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone pillar set on a stepped base and surmounted by a latin cross. The names are in black lettering on the sides of the pillar.
Inscription
1914-1919 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS / PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR GOD AND EMPIRE IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ayres, Joseph J
Barber, Frank
Barber, Percy
Billingham, Thomas
Bizzell, Frederick A
Bowler, Archibald
Branson, Gerald
Buckle, Frederick
Bull, Wilfred A
Burton, Arthur
See details for all 94 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 94
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 94
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 1500 mm, height 2370 mm, width 980 mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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