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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Daventry
Town
Daventry
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1917
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38112
Current location

Holy Cross Church
Church Walk
Daventry
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN11 4BL
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 57497 62576
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, apex-headed, portrait orientated wooden board with dedicatory brass plaque placed at base & names on a brass plaque in centre. Other inscriptions in white painted lettering. Figure of Christ on a cross in the centre of board.
Inscription
FOR GOD, KING & COUNTRY./ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ DAVENTRY ROLL OF HONOUR AUG 1914 TO AUG 1919/ (NAMES)/ THE HEROIC DEAD/ ERECTED BY A FEW TOWNSMEN/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS BOROUGH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ UNVEILED BY THE LORD LIEUTENANT OF/ THE COUNTY (THE EARL SPENCER KG)/ JUNE 1917
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainge, James
Anderson, G E
Arnull, C T
Bailey, C J
Bailey, W E
Baker, W J
Bannard, Ths
Barnes, Frank
Bateman, H
Bateman, W T
See details for all 114 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 114
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 114
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1200 mm, width 520 mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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