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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Clapham
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J P White & Sons (Wood Carver)
MESSRS FRANK BAKER & SONS LTD (Founder / Foundry)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1883
Current location

Thomas a Becket Church
Green Lane
Clapham
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK41 6EE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 03400 52480
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WW1: Rectangular bronze plaque set on a white marble backboard with raised lettering. WW2: Rectangular board with a cornice and gold latin cross above and the names in gold lettering below.
Inscription
(WW1 PLAQUE): TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND / SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF CLAPHAM VILLAGE / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 (WW2 BOARD): 1939 1945 / SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF CLAPHHAM VILLAGE / WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES / IN THE WORLD WAR / THEIR NAMES SHALL LIVE / FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, A
Barker, A G
Barker, F W
Bland, G A
Bowyer, L
Brown, C A
Brown, G W
Colbert, C
Corbett, R D
Craddock, A
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1070MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1150MM, width 800MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £67

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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