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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Aylesbury Vale
Town
Drayton Parslow
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: January 1921
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire, the Marquis of Lincolnshire
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7962
Current location

Junction of Main Road and Chapel Lane
Main Road
Drayton Parslow
Aylesbury Vale
Buckinghamshire
MK17 0JG
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 83891 28508
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk on three-stepped base, surrounded by chain link fence. Sectioned in two parts by a cornice, top part with a square-sectioned crown and a pyramidal cap. In relief wreath on front face.
Inscription
ERECTED/ BY THE PARISHIONERS OF/ DRAYTON PARSLOW/ IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ AND 1939-1945/ (Names)/ IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED/ (Names)/ IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, A V
Amos, C S
Amos, E S
Amos, H S S
Bates, A H
Bridgett, T J
Chatfield, A
Chatfield, J
Curnick, A. J.
Denny, W
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 43
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height c2500mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Drayton Parslow War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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