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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Aylesbury Vale
Town
Newton Longville
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8038
Current location

St Faith's Church
Whaddon Road
Newton Longville
Aylesbury Vale
Buckinghamshire
MK17 0AW
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 84782 31424
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tall, thin, tapering obelisk situated atop a plinth and two stepped base in a small ornamental garden. Incised inscription in black lettering positoned on front and side faces of plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THIS MONUMENT/ IS ERECTED TO THE IMMORTAL/ MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS/ PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names) 3 o'clock face: IN HONOUR/ OF THOSE THAT SERVED/ (Names) 9 o'clock face: IN HONOUR/ OF THOSE THAT SERVED/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Donald
Bates, William
Beard, C
Brown, H
Brown, Thomas
Buy, Pendry
Clark, A
Clark, Albert
Clark, W
Coleman, Charles
See details for all 84 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: 17
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • 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: Alphabetically
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Newton Longville 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
Responsibility
Parish Council

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