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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Clapham
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7646
Current location

Playing field
High Street
Clapham
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK41 6DT
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 02970 52647
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Entrance gate to playing field, composed of railings between brick-built pillars and side walls, with double metal gates. Tablets on gate posts.
Inscription
WW1 tablet: 1914 - 18/ (Names) WW2 tablet: 1939 - 45/ (Names)/ THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD./ AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD./ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM,/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN,/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN,/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, A
Barker, A G
Barker, E W
Birbeck, J
Bland, C A
Bowyer, L
Brown, C A
Browning, C H
Colbert, C
Colbert, R D
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablets
    Measurements: height 610mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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