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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Bedfordshire
Town
Bedford
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J P White & Sons (Wood Carver)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7669

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Current location

Bedford School Chapel
Burnaby Road
Bedford
North Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
MK40 2TU
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 05336 50507
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Honour board with inscription in gold lettering. Carved and illuminated regimental crests.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JOHN NIGEL TILLARD 1930-1940 / PILOT OFFICER RAF VR / KILLED IN AIR OPERATIONS OVER GERMANY / MARCH 26TH-27TH 1942 AGED 19 / WILLIAM EDMUND THEWLES 1929-1937 / LIEUTENANT BEDFS & HERTS. REGT / KILLED IN ACTION AT SINGAPORE / FEBRUARY 13TH 1942 AGED 22
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional
    Order of information: forename,additional,rank,regiment,manner of death,place of death,year died,age of death
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SCHOOL
Reference
  • RH 12

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