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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Bedfordshire
Town
Ampthill
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sugars and Facer, Church St, Ampthill
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75550
Current location

Hanging in the Gallery
St Andrews Church
Rectory Lane
Ampthill
Mid Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK45 2EL
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 03692 38268
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Messrs. Swaffield & Sons (Auctioneers)
    Ampthill Town Square (Formerly Market Place)
    Ampthill
    Mid Bedfordshire
    Bedfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two wooden Roll of Honour boards.
Inscription
(Both Panels) FOR KING AND COUNTRY. / AMPTHILL / ROLL OF HONOUR / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 317
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Council minute which shows that "in October 1915 the Ampthill Urban and District Council received and seconded a proposal to provide a Roll of Honour bearing the names of those men belonging to the town of a Ampthill who were serving with His Majesty's forces." This was displayed publicly in the town square, naming 319 men. In the 1970's the boards were removed and re-fixed in the gallery of St Andrew's Church Ampthill where they still hang.
Reference
  • Ampthill Council Minutes, October 1915. Received and seconded a proposal to provide a Roll of Honour bearing the names of those men belonging to the town of a Ampthill who were serving with His Majesty's forces.

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