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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Bedford
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
H P G MauleFRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 December 1923
    Attended by: Captain Reginald Berkeley MC MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7635
Current location

Bedford Modern School
Manton Lane
Bedford
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK41 7NT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 04024 51020
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Old School Building
    Harpur Street
    Bedford
    North Bedfordshire
    Bedfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Three tablets. School crest.
Inscription
1914 1918 / IN MEMORY / OF / THE OLD BOYS / WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / "WHO DIES, IF / ENGLAND LIVE?" / (Year date and Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abigail, E A
Adams, R S
Agassiz, H R G
Allen, S D
Andrews, H G
Apthorpe, H W
Armstrong, G P
Ball, E W
Barcock, H W
Bennett, J H
See details for all 154 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 154
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 167
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £470.16.6

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Bedford Modern School

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