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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Barford
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Gawthorp and Sons (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70971
Current location

On north wall of tower porch,
St. Peter's Church
Church Street
Barford
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV35 8BS
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 27226 60907
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Metal plaque attached to wall mounted, portrait orientated wooden backboard. Shallow engraved inscription enclosed by a three-lined border, the middle line being the wider. At the top, the middle line expands to incorporate a foliate design. An engraved, red infilled cross partially breaks this design with a semi-circular ingress. Border, inscription & names infilled in black with certain inscription letters in (now faded) red.
Inscription
+ / BARFORD 1914 - 1919. / IN MEMORY OF THOSE / FROM THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR. / (16 NAMES) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Frank A.
Barnbrook, Reuben
Bartlett, Frederick
Carter, William
Freeman, Francis H.
Graham, Mary M.
Hirons, George
Hopkins, Arthur
Hunt, C. Wesley
Pilkington, Frederick J.
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5 mm, height 1067 mm, width 458 mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 32 mm, height 1150 mm, width 488 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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