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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
South Bedfordshire
Town
Houghton Regis
County
Bedfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 1957
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7753
Current location

Memorial Hall
High Street
Houghton Regis
South Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire
LU5 5ED
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 02122 24028
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial is a one story brick hall which originally faced village green of Houghton Regis. Inside the entranceway of the hall, facing the door, is a rectangular bronze plaque with painted white lettering, mounted on an oak board, affixed to the wall.
Inscription
HOUGHTON REGIS MEMORIAL HALL/THIS HALL WAS ERECTED IN 1957 IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THIS COUNTRY IN TWO WORLD WARS./1914 - 1918/(NAMES)/1939 - 1945/(NAMES)/"WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Frank
Ballard, Harry
Ballard, Leonard
Bliss, Thomas
Bnright, Stanley B
Chandler, William
Chappell, Bertie
Cook, Walter J
Crew, Bertie W
Cumberland, Percy F
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, initial, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, initials, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 640 mm, width 880 mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Hall and bronze plaque in good condition.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
South Bedfordshire District Council

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