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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Maulden
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J JOSLIN FINCHLEY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th October 1920
    Attended by: DUKE OF BEDFORD
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th October 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1888
Current location

Flitwick Road/ Ampthill Road
Maulden
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK45 2EF
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 04931 38056
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Pillar on mitred capital with a stepped plinth and the lettering in black on the sides of the plinth.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THESE MEN OF MAULDEN, / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / TO PRESERVE OUR LIBERTIES IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / ERECTED BY THE / PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS / 1920 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THE / MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ansell, W
Beckerwich, M
Brown, A C
Bryant, A W
Bunker, W
Burgoine, W
Diggins, B
Diggins, H
Duncombe, F A
Hedge, C
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 680MM, height 1560MM, width 680MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 880MM, width 990MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £233:4:3

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

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