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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Aylesbury Vale
Town
Haddenham
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Newman & Harper
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 October 1921
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8014
Current location

Located on small green at junction of Aston Road and Church End
St Mary the Virgin Church
Junction of Aston Road and Church End
Haddenham
Aylesbury Vale
Buckinghamshire
HP17 8AH
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 74126 08063
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Obelisk surmounted by a carved, decorative ball with a thistle, shamrock and rose, set atop a plinth and two stepped base, and held within an iron-fenced enclosure. Laurel wreath positioned on front face of obelisk and inscription inscribed on plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: OUR/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR/ EVERMORE/ IN/ HONOUR/ AND/ UNDYING MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ OF/ 1914- 1918/ AND/ 1939 -1945/ 3, 9, and 12 o'clock faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aspen, H M
Atkinson, Jw
Bunce, J
Burch, Wj
Burgess, Eb
Chapman, J
Cherry, D
Clarke, Aj
Clarke, Cg
Clarke, R
See details for all 59 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename initials, regiment
    Order of information: Regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename initials, regiment
    Order of information: Regiment
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 4267 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Haddenham 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
Costs

Site: £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference
  • Bucks Herald, 22 October 1921

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