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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Wolverton
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Wayland Tunley ESQ, Natural Stone Products Ltd
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 October 1987
    Attended by: Lord Lt of Buckinghamshire, Commander the Hon John Freemantle RN (Retd)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 October 1987
    Attended by: Vicar Rev Jones
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8170
Current location

The Square
The Square
Wolverton
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK12 5DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 81681 40960
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • The Square
    Wolverton
    Milton Keynes
    Buckinghamshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Red granite modern very tall thin shaft with a relief of a Latin Cross on the 6 O' Clock face, Royal Navy Crest above names. At the base a circle of words. Other faces have the Royal Marines Crest, Army Crest and RAF Crest
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939/1945/ (NAMES)/ WE GAVE OUR TODAY FOR YOUR TOMORROW/ 9 O'CLOCK 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939- 1945/ (NAMES)/ 12 O'CLOCK 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ OLD WOLVERTON/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ LEST WE FORGET/ 3 0'CLOCK 1914-1918 (NAMES)/ 1939-1945 (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, A E
Abbott, A R
Adams, A
Adams, E.
Adams, H
Allen, R
Applin, C
Arnold, C
Baker, W
Barcock, H
See details for all 150 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 125
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 500 mm, height 6500 mm, width 500 mm
    Materials: Granite - Red
Listing information
  • Wolverton War Memorial Cross
  • 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
Costs

Site: £30,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Milton Keyes DC

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