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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Newport Pagnell
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8182
Current location

Located through an archway just off High Street in a small garden area with seating
United Reformed Church
High Street
Newport Pagnell
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK16 8AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 87575 43885
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
Rectangular stone pillar surmounted by octagonal spire with foliated top. Pilasters carved at each corner of pillar that form perpendicular arches at the top. Above each arch are tiled gable roofs. Immediately below arches are carved crowns in relief. The whole is surrounded by a flower bed with a square concrete edge. Inscriptions in incised lettering originally filled in black, most of which has since worn away.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THIS MONUMENT/ IS ERECTED IN PROUD/ AND LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ CONNECTED WITH THIS/ CHURCH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ FOR US/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919 3 and 9 o'clock faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnwell, D J
Baxter, J W
Baxter, P
Brawn, A
Brooks, J R
Chaffey, W
Chapman, L
French, A G
Garratt, J
Goffe, W
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1800 mm, height 2720 mm, width 1800 mm
    Materials: Stone - Local
Listing information
  • CONGREGATIONAL 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
History
Incised inscription originally finished in black, but is now almost all worn away. Royal British Legion cleans the memorial each year and has promised to assist the church with any maintenance of the memorial.
Costs

Site: £50

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Newport Pagnell United Reform Church and Royal British Legion

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