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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 (Wood Carver)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7695

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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
JAMES EDWARD DOWNES LAMBERT 1909-1914 / LIEUT. 6TH BATTN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT / KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE 1ST NOVR. 1915 AGED 20 / HOWARD FRANK WYNN BYRNE COOPER 1910-1914 / SEC. LIEUT KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS / KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE, 1ST JULY 1916 / AGED 19 / FRANK WILLIAM CURTIS 1905-1911 / LIEUTENANT LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT / KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE NOV. 4TH 1917 / AGED 23 / EDWARD OSBORNE BRICE KILLEN 1904-1913 / LIEUTENANT ROYAL ENGINEERS / KILLED IN ACTION IN MESOPOTAMIA / JANUARY 1917 AGED 23/ WILFRED EDWAIN WOOLLEY 1905-1911 / SEC. LIEUT. 3RD BATTN. MIDDLESEX REGT. / KILLED IN FRANCE JULY 10TH 1917 / AGED 24
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cooper, Howard Frank Wynn Byrne
Curtis, Frank William
Killen, Edward Osborne Brice
Lambert, James Edward Downes
Woolley, Wilfrid Edwin
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,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
  • LH 2

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