previous
next
  • Orphan work

    The source of this image is unknown and is shared as an orphan work.

Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Altar or altar part
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Elstow
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1919
Current location

St Mary and St Helena Church
Church End
Elstow
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK42 9XT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 04902 47397
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
Altar in side chapel
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO DIED IN PRISON CAMPS IN THE FAR EAST 1941-1945 / IN THANKSGIVING FOR THOSE RETURNED / (BEDFORDSHIRE & DISTRICT FAR EAST PRISONERS OF WAR CLUB 5TH MAY 1957) (LEFT OF ALTAR): MY MARKS AND SCARS I CARRY WITH / ME TO BE A WITNESS FOR ME THAT I HAVE FOUGHT HIS BATTLES WHO IS NOW MY REWARDER (RT OF ALTAR): SO HE PASSED OVER / AND ALL THE TRUMPETS / SOUNDED FOR HIM ON/ THE OTHER SIDE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Altar
    Measurements: height 1790MM, width 2890MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-1919

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.