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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Aylesbury Vale
Town
Padbury
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messers Newman and Harper (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 April 1920
    Attended by: Rev L C H D Campbell-Douglas
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8070
Current location

Junction of Main Street and Old End
Main St
Padbury
Aylesbury Vale
Buckinghamshire
MK18 2BE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 71720 30480
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough Hewn on a stone base and railings on all sides
Inscription
[3 O'CLOCK] THEREFORE SHALL THEY / RECEIVE A GLORIOUS / KINGDOM AND A BEAUTIFUL / CROWN FROM THE LORDS / HAND [12 O'CLOCK] ERECTED BY PUBLIC / SUBSCRIPTION IN MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE / WHO DIED IN DEFENCE OF / THEIR KING AND COUNTRY / 1914-1918 [9 O'CLOCK] THINE O LORD IS THE / GREATNESS AND THE / POWER AND THE GLORY / AND THE VICTORY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, T
Abbott, W J
Ambler, H R
Beckett, S G
Bull, W F
Dell, M W
Gibbard, T
Gore-langton, M V
Merry, J
Shouler, C B
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, decorations
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 2740 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Padbury 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
  • Bucks Advertiser and Aylesbury News 1 May 1920; Buckingham Advertiser1 May 1920

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