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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Bedford
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43273
Current location

Former Holy Trinity Church
Bedford High School for Girls
Bromham Road
Bedford
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 043 505
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden board with inscription and names in three columns. Additional panel for WW2 names added at the base.
Inscription
CENTRE SECTION: THE/ GREAT/ WAR/ MEN OF THIS PARISH/ OR CONNECTED WITH/ THIS CHURCH WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ "THIER NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ (NAMES) LEFT SECTION: 1914/ (NAMES) RIGHT SECTION: 1918/ (NAMES) BASE: 1939 THE WORLD WAR 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alder, A
Allen, B A
Ashley, A
Ashley, R A
Ayres, F
Ball, E W
Brittain, W C
Brookes, H R
Brown, G
Bryan, H
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 98
    Served and returned: 49
    Died: 49
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 12
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1300MM, width 1170MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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