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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Sharnbrook
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Before 26 November 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1932

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Current location

South wall.
St Peter's Church
Church Lane
Sharnbrook
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK44 1HX
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 99362 59590
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular tablet composed of tiles surounded by a blue and black line border and wooden frame. Commemorates five brothers killed in WW1.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF FIVE BROTHERS/ LEWIS WYNDHAM JARVIS/ Canadian Infantry. Aged 38/ JAMES HENRY JARVIS/ Canadian Engineers. Aged 37/ CECIL JARVIS D.S.O., M.C./ Major Deccan Horse. Aged 35/ HUGH TOWNLEY JARVIS/ Engineer Sub. Lt. R.N.R. Aged 28/ ARNOLD SEPTIMUS GUY JARVIS/ 2nd Lt 1st N'thanks Regt. Aged 19/ WHO WERE BORN AT THE/ TOFT SHARNBROOK AND/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ ALSO OF THEIR MOTHER/ ADA MAUDE JARVIS/ WHO SUFFERED THEIR SACRI-/ FICE & DIED 23RD JULY 1919/ Their name liveth for evermore
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Jarvis, Arnold Septimus Guy
Jarvis, Cecil
Jarvis, Hugh Townley
Jarvis, James Henry
Jarvis, Lewis Wyndham
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank,regiment,forenames,surname,age of death,relationships,decorations, surname
    Order of information: Age oldest to youngest
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 855MM, width 520MM
    Materials: Ceramic
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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