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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shelter
District
Northampton
Town
Ecton
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32811
Current location

Roadside
junction of Wellingborough Road & Northampton Road,
Ecton War Memorial
Wellingborough Road
Ecton
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN6 0QH
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 82732 63733
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Seven steps from pavement, lead up to a stone-built roofed shelter with wrought iron gate at entrance. Dedicatory wooden boards within shelter. Inscription in gold coloured painted lettering. Cross at the apex of roof.
Inscription
Beam : 1917 / ECTON NOT UNMINDFUL Board 1 : ECTON NOT UNMINDFUL OF YOUR CHARITY FOR THE SOULS/ OF THESE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR YOU/ REST ETERNAL/ GRANT THEM O LORD AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE ON THEM Boards 2 & 3 : ROLL OF HONOUR / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Francis
Brown, Sidney
Dexter, Samuel
Elson, Ralph
Garley, John
Hensman, Edgar
Hensman, Horace
Johnson, Harry
Jolley, Ernest
Jolley, Frederick
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • Ecton War Memorial Shrine
  • 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

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