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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Cardington
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA (Architect)
MESSRS DOVE BROS (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1906
Current location

IN CEMETERY OPPOSITE CHURCH
St Mary's Church
Cardington
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK44 3SS
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 08559 47903
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Latin cross with sword of sacrifice attached surmounting an octagonal plinth and base. The names are on the plinth in black lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT / WAR / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ansell, K
Ayres, A
Ayres, W
Barcock, F
Bartram, J
Bartram, P
Bartram, W
Brown, J
Bushby, S
Collins, F
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 200MM, height 4270MM, width 900MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Cardington War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL

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