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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Aylesbury Vale
Town
Shalstone
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1965
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55307
Current location

At extension to Churchyard
Church of Edward the Confessor
Main St
Shalstone
Aylesbury Vale
Buckinghamshire
MK18 5LT
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 64079 36430
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Extension to churchyard with associated stone tablet.
Inscription
Tablet: THIS EXTENSION TO THE CHURCHYARD/ WAS CONSECRATED IN MEMORY/ OF THE TWO YOUNG MEN FROM THIS VILLAGE/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ PRO ECCLESIA DEI. PRO REGO. PRO PATRIA
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adkins, Frederick Edwin John
Adkins, Roland James
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Land
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 800mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: Free
Comments: Land for extension donated by Geoffrey Purefoy. The cost of fencing and stone carving was £300.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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