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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Willen
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8173
Current location

Triangular green opposite Church gates
St Mary Magdalene Chruch
Willen
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK15 9AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 87890 41228
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Small rough hewn stone on a square base and single step.
Inscription
1914 1919/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Holman, Frederick G
Richardson, Percy R
Whiting, Arthur
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 300 .., height 2200 MM, width 300 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Willen War Memorial Obelisk
  • 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

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