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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
J P White & Sons
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7692
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: TL 05335 50510
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Honour board with inscription in gold lettering. Carved and illuminated regimental crests.
Inscription
HENRY YARDE MARTIN 1900-1904 / LIEUT. 9TH LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT / DIED OF WOUNDS AT MACKUDO BALKANS / SEPT 14TH 1916 AGED 27 / HARRY HASTINGS GRIGG 1892-1897 / CAPTAIN 3RD QAO GURKHA RIFLES / KILLED IN ACTION AT FESTUBERT FRANCE / MAY 16TH 1915 AGED 34 / EUSTACE CARLTON BERRY 1913-1915 / LIEUTENANT RFA ATTACHED RFC / KILLED IN SCOTLAND WHILE FLYING / 5TH JULY 1916 AGED 17 / CHARLES DEARDS 1897-1900 / LIEUT. BALLOON SECTION RAF / DIED AT ROUEN OCTOBER 8TH 1918 / AGED 37 / ARTHUR IRWIN DAWES 1891-1898 / CAPT. 2ND BATTN. 10TH GURKHA RIFLES / WOUNDED AT GALLIPOLI, AUGUST 4TH 1915 DIED IN / CONSTANTINOPLE JUNE 27TH 1917 AGED 37
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Berry, Eustace Carlton
Dawes, Arthur Irwin
Deards, Charles
Grigg, Harry Hastings
Martin, Henry Yarde
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    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,age of death,year died
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SCHOOL
Reference
  • RH 38

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