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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Daventry
Town
Cold Ashby
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37342
Current location

Centre of Village,
Cold Ashby Memorial Hall
Main Street
Cold Ashby
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN6 6EL
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 65531 76414
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brick-built Memorial Hall with two dedicatory engraved metal plaques above the entrance porch and inside, an associated portrait orientated, framed and glazed Roll of Honour document.
Inscription
Plaque 1 above entrance : IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THOSE FROM THIS VILLAGE / WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR / (2 NAMES) Plaque 2 above entrance : IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ (1 NAME)/ WHO DIED IN SERVICE FOR HIS COUNTRY / 1939 - 1945 Roll of Honour, internal : Parish of COLD ASHBY / ROLL / OF HONOUR / A Record of Service in the Great Wars / WORLD WAR 1, 1914 - 1918 / (36 NAMES in three columns) / WORLD WAR 2, 1939 - 1945 / (25 NAMES in three columns) / * Their names live for evermore
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alder, William A.
Archer, Horace
Archer, Walter J.
Barnett, Frederick
Barr, John P.
Beal, Ewin James
Beal, Frank R.
Beal, John
Bott, Clifford G.
Bott, Francis
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 33
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, forename initials, surname, served, died
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 24
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, served, died
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick, Wood, Glass, Slate, Metal
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 479 mm, width 370 mm
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 16 mm, height 544 mm, width 440 mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass
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.

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