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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Aylesbury Vale
Town
Bishopstone
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messers Newman & Harper
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 June 1920
    Attended by: General Oxley
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8044
Current location

Roadside next to hedge
Bishopstone
Aylesbury Vale
Buckinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SP8031810419
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square pillar steps leading up to it. Railings on either side and a laurel wreath on the front fac.e
Inscription
ERECTED/ TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN HONOUR OF THE/ MEN OF BISHOPSTONE/ WHO SERVED IN THE/ GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/ KILLED/ (NAMES) /WOUNDED/(NAMES)/ SERVED OVERSEAS (NAMES)/ HOME SERVICE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
A, H
Batson, E E
Brigginshaw, W
Cheshire, A
Cheshire, L
Cheshire, W
Farmborough, T
Farmborough, W
Miller, A
Miller, C
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 4
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 2000 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Bishopstone 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
Reference
  • Bucks Herald 26 June 1920

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