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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Bedfordshire
Town
Linslade
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7739

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Current location

Adjacent to Mentmore Road
1
Memorial Gardens
Mardle Road
Linslade
South Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
LU7 2UR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 91388 24591
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Wing Road
    Linslade
    South Bedfordshire
    Bedfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Stone Botonne cross with decoration in centre, on a octagonal base and dais of three octagonal steps, all set upon octagonal plain block. Lettering in black. Cross is set in small green area with surrounding hedge and iron gate set between two brick pillars.
Inscription
Top : 1914 - 1918 1st step: Cross:TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF LINSLADE WHO/GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR. 2nd Step: (Names)/ 1939-1945/(Names) 3rd Step: (Names)/(Names)/(Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bodsworth, P T
Brantom, W H
Brazier, E
Briggs, H S
Clark, W J
Cornish, R A
Dickenson, W
Dunsford, E T
Hart, A A
Hill, C
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, decorations.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5486 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,public
Responsibility
Linslade Urban District Council

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