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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Woburn Sands
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
W B STONEBRIDGE (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1919
    Attended by: DUKE OF BEDFORD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8164
Current location

Shelton Court
High St
Woburn Sands
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK17 8RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 92935 35654
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • The Square
    Woburn Sands
    Milton Keynes
    Buckinghamshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Stone cenotaph with a surmounting cross and clock face on eachside.
Inscription
6 O'Clock Face: LEST WE FORGET / THIS MEMORIAL / WAS ERECTED BY / INHABITANTS OF / WOBURN SANDS AND / ASPLEY HEATH IN / REMEMBERANCE OF / THOSE WHO'S NAMES / ARE INSCRIBED WHO / DIED FOR THEIR / COUNTRY AND THE / FREEDOM OF NATIONS / 1914-1918. 12 O'Clock face: ENROLLED ARE THEY / FOR HIGHER SERVICE NOW / 1914-1918 / (Names) 3 O'Clock Face: THIS TABLET / WAS ADDED IN MEMORY OF / (NAMES) / WHO PAID THE SUPEME SACRIFICE / IN THE 2ND GREAT WAR / 1939-1945 / AT TEH GOING DOWN OF THE SUN / AND IN THE MORNING / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM / ALSO OF / J SHELTON
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, J S
Bowler, T G
Brett, B
Burnidge, W
Burt, F G
Burt, H
Burt, J
Capp, E G
Clayton, G
Collins, T G
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Woburn Sands and Aspley Heath 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
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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