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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Biggleswade
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
F Osborne and Co. Ltd (Manufacturer)
Herbert Wauthier (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1903
Current location

Left wall of front entrance porch.
Trinity Wesleyan Church
Shortmead Street
Biggleswade
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
SG18 0AP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 18850 44872
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Wooden framed brass plaque with a decorative border and the names in four columns in raised lettering.
Inscription
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF THE BRAVE BOYS/ OF THIS CHURCH WHO MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE ON OUR BEHALF IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ HERBERT WAUTHIER/ DEL. F. OSBORNE & CO.LTD.,/ LONDON
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albone, Herbert
Albone, Wallace
Beck, Fred
Boness, Archie
Boness, Arthur J
Boness, George
Bryant, Horace E
Bygraves, Sidney
Clark, Albert
Cocks, Charles
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,forename, year of death.
    Order of information: Date of death.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 660mm, width 1120mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 760mm, width 1220mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
c1997: during refurbishment works the plaque was moved from behind the pulpit in the chapel to its current location.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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