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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Warwick
Town
Barford
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Charles Armstrong FRIBA (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 09-11-2003
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 September 1921
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51915
Current location

Churchyard wall
corner of Church Lane with Church Street,
St. Peter's Churchyard
Church Lane
Barford
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV35 8ES
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 2718560888
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Red brick and stone wall with a centrally placed, large stone tablet commemorating the First World War names, flanked by two smaller tablets listing the names for the Second World War. Incised inscriptions throughout infilled in black. Stone latin cross with stone pedestal on top of wall.
Inscription
Large tablet : IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY / 1914-1919 / (16 Names) / "THEY POSSESS THE REWARD /OF THEIR VALOUR WITH GOD IN HEAVEN / AND LEAVE TO THE WORLD THE RICH / INHERITANCE OF THEIR MEMORY" Two small tablets : 1939 - 1945 / (8 Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Barker, Maurice S.
Byam, Laurence E.
Conlon, Harry
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick, Stone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hornton
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hornton
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 879 mm, width 2753 mm
    Materials: Stone - Hornton
  • Tablets
    Measurements: height 305 mm, width 405 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2002-2003: Memorial was restored at a cost of £12,000. The brickwork was re-done and the cross was moved into the church for safekeeping whilst the work was carried out. The inscription tablet was replaced and a mistake in rank for one of the names was corrected. Second World War tablets were restored and reused. Restored by Hitchman Stone of Warwick (architect), and Fern Construction of Bishops Itchington. 1973: Lettering recut. c 1945: WW2 tablets added.
Costs

Comments: 2003 restoration funded by grants and public subscription

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council assumed ownership of the memorial tablets. Wall owned by St Peters Church PCC
Reference

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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