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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wycombe
Town
Little Hampden
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Michael Farrar Bell (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69598

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Current location

Approx. 3/4 mile north of Missenden Road junction,
Little Hampden Church
Church Lane
Little Hampden
Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP16 9PS
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 86052 03552
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The Roll of Honour is printed on heavy duty paper and surrounded by a white card. The whole is contained within a moulded wooden frame and glazed. Three crests line on the top which are the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and Royal Coat Arms, all in coloured and gold paint. Michael Farrar Bell's maker's mark, the initials 'MF' over a bell, appears between the hind legs of the unicorn in the Royal Arms as his signature. The inscription is under the emblems and followed by the Roll of Honour. The Roll of Honour is presented in two columns, the left column records the names who served and died at the First World War and the right column records the names who served and died at the Second World War. The lettering of inscription is in roman capitals and lower case, and the lists of names are printed in black roman capitals.
Inscription
These are the Names of those who went from Little Hampden to serve in / His Majesty's Forces in the two World Wars. / Left column : 1914 - 1918 / (19 NAMES) Right column : 1939 - 1945 / (20 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Farrar
Bell, Reginald
Brown, Frank
Brown, John
Burton, Benn
Cartwright, Ralph
Crick, Arthur
Figg, Leonard
Holland, Arthur
Hopkins, John
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 16
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Card
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Card
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 20 mm, height 540 mm, width 575 mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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