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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Chiltern
Town
Bellingdon
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78701
Current location

St John's Church
Chesham Road
Bellingdon
Chiltern
Buckinghamshire
HP5 2XW
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 94633 04910
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Glazed roll of honour with wooden frame. Lettering in yellow and blue with handwritten names.
Inscription
THE CHURCHMAN'S ROLL OF HONOUR/ FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT/ I, TIM, VI, XII/ I HAVE FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT/ II, TIM, IV, VII/ A PRAYER FOR THE SAILORS AND SOLDIERS OF THE KING/ O ALMIGHTY LORD GOD, THE FATHER AND PROTECTOR OF ALL THAT TRUST IN THEE: WE/ COMMEND TO THY FATHERLY GOODNESS THE MEN WHO THROUGH PERILS OF WAR ARE SERVING/ THIS NATION: BESEECHING THEE TO TAKE INTO THINE OWN HAND BOTH THEM AND THE CAUSE/ WHEREIN THEIR KING AND COUNTRY SEND THEM./ BE THOU THEIR STRENGTH WHEN THEY ARE/ SET IN THE MIDST OF SO MANY AND GREAT DANGERS. MAKE ALL BOLD THROUGH DEATH OR LIFE TO PUT/ THEIR TRUST IN THEE, WHO ART THE ONLY GIVER OF VICTORY, AND CANST SAVE BY MANY OR BY FEW;/ THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD. AMEN./ YOUR PRAYERS ARE ASKED ON BEHALF OF THE FOLLOWING, NOW SERVING THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ BELLINGTON MEN ON DUTY/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, William
Beckett, William
Bradley Jnr, Warwick
Bradley Snr, Warwick
Brown, Frank
Eldridge, Cecil Stanley
Gomm, J E
Goodwin, Collin C
Goodwin, John L
Hance, Fred
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 18
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment, rank, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference

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