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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Middleton
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8175
Current location

in the yard of the Chruch - a long gravel path leads from the lych-gate to the memorial - it faces the gate and is at right angles to the porch
All Saints Church
Willen Rd
Middleton
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK10 9AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 87842 41221
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Shaped stone monolith with raised relief of a Latin Cross on the front face.
Inscription
1914 1918 / REMEMBER / THEN MEN OF / MILTON- / KEYNES / WHO FOR / THEIR / COUNTRY / AND FOR / US LAID / DOWN / THEIR / LIVES IN / THE WAR. / (NAMES) (3 O'CLOCK) GREATER LOVE HATH NO / MAN THAN THIS THAT / A MAN LAY DOWN HIS / LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Biggs, H W
Brawn, A
Butcher, A H
Clare, J E
Dover, J P N
Markham, H
Sears, G
Shakeshaft, J M
White, W N
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 380 mm, height 2750mm, width 1102 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Milton Keynes Village 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
Responsibility
PCC

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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