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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Bradwell
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr T Bird of Old Bradwell (memorial hall), Mr A Gurney of New Bradwell (tablets)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 29 September 1923
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12 January 1924
    Attended by: Rev J H Walton, Canon Harnett (Wolverton), Rev E Jackson (Loughton)
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 January 1924
    Attended by: Captain George Bowyer MC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8183
Current location

Bradwell Memorial Hall
Vicarage Road
Bradwell
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK13 9AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 83172 39560
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brick-built hall standing on its own plot. It has free standing iron wrought entrance gates (but no fence for the rest of the plot) with two plaques, one on either side. On either side of the main door of the hall are stone panels, laid into the brickwork, with incised lettering.
Inscription
Left hand panel: MEMORIAL HALL/ THIS HALL WAS ERECTED/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945 WAR/ (Names) Right hand panel: ALSO SERVED/ (Names) Small panels on side of hall: LAND FOR THIS HALL GIVEN BY/ REV KITCHEN CHANDOS BAILY B.A./ VICAR 1869-1921/ REV J H WALTON M.A. Left hand plaque on gate: IN MEMORY OF/ THE FALLEN OF THE/ 1914 - 1918 AND/ 1939 - 1945 WARS Right hand plaque on gate: PRESENTED BY THE/ NEW BRADWELL/ AND DISTRICT/ BRITISH LEGION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baldwin, Harry
Barden, William George
Berry, George Dudley
Bird, Alfred Frederick
Bird, William Glynn
Blunt, William Frederick
Brooks, William Henry
Brown, Thomas Charles
Charlesworth, William
Charlesworth, William Edwd
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: 53
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: No order
Components
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 1240 mm, width 770 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £12-10-0
Memorial: £805-4-6

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Memorial Hall Trust Committee

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