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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Aylesbury Vale
Town
Thornborough
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS W WISE & SON
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 Jun 1919
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Buckingham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8063
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Lane
Thornborough
Aylesbury Vale
Buckinghamshire
MK18 2DG
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 74347 33676
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Classical style large tablet with pillars either side and a triangular pediment. The whole is set on the stone wall of the churchyard and the names are in three columns in black lettering.
Inscription
1914 THE GREAT WAR 1919/ FOR GOD FOR KING AND FOR COUNTRY/ (Names)/ BLESS O GOD OUR SAILORS AND SOLDIERS AND KEEP THEM/ STEADFAST IN ALL TIME OF TRIBULATION AND OF TRIUMPH/ THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD AMEN.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, D C
Baker, T
Baldwin, F K
Barton, F
Brock, H
Brookes, C
Brookes, H B R
Bryar, A B
Bryne, W
Bunce, F J
See details for all 75 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 66
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: height 134CM, width 138CM
    Materials: Stone - York
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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