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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Newport Pagnell
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr F D Howard
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 October 1920
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Buckingham
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1990
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshiare Commander the Hon John Freemantle RN (Retd)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8196
Current location

St Peter and Paul Church
High Street
Newport Pagnell
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK16 8AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 87763 43966
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rood Cross on an octagonal base and plinth.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK TOTHE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914- 1918/ ROYAL NAVY/ (NAMES)/ ROYAL MARINES/ (NAMES) / ROYAL BUCKS HUSSARS/ (NAMES)/ ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY/ (NAMES)/ HONORABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY (NAME)/ 5 O'CLOCK ROYAL ENGINEERS/ (NAMES)/ GRENADIER GUARDS / (NAMES)/ COLDSTREAM GUARDS/ (NAMES)/ KINGS OWN ROYAL REGT/ (NAME)/ ROYAL FUSILIERS REGT/ (NAME)/ NORFOLK REGT/ (NAME)/ 2 O'CLOCK- WORCESTERSHIRE REGT/ (NAMES)/ DUKE OF CONRNWALL'S LT INFANTRY/ (NAMES)/ DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S/ (WEST RIDING REGT)/ (NAMES/ ROYAL SUSSEX REGT. / (NAME)/ HAMPSHIRE REGT/ (NAME)/ DORESETSHIRE REGT./ (NAME)/ ESSEX REGT./ (NAME)/ NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGT./ (NAMES)/ 3 O'CLOCK-SUFFOLK REGT. (NAME)/ SOMERSET LT. INFANTRY (PRINCE ALBERT'S) / (NAME)/ PRINCE OF WALE'S OWN / (WEST YORKSHIRE REGT.)/ (NAMES)/ BEDFORDSHIRE REGT. (NAMES)/ LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS/ (NAME)/ ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS/ (NAME)/ KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS/ (NAME)/ CAMERONIONS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)/ (NAME)/ GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGT. (NAMES)/ 12 O'CLOCK -OXFORDSHIRE AND BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY/ (NAMES)/ BUCKINHAMSHIRE BATTALION/(NAMES)/ 11 O'CLOCK - ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT (PRINCESS CHARLOTTE OF WALES (NAMES)/ KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LT INFANTRY/ (NAME)/ QUEEN VICTORIA'S RIFLES / (NAME)/ WILTSHIRE REGT./(NAMES)/ ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS/ (NAME)/ ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS/ (NAME)/ MACHINE GUN CORPS/ (NAMES)/ TANK CORPS/ (NAMES)/ ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS/ (NAMES)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY /OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1939-1945/ ROYAL NAVY (NAMES)/ ROYAL MARINES/ (NAME) ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY/ (NAME)/ BEDFORDSHIRE YEOMANRY/ (NAME)/ ROYLA ENGINEERS /(NAME)/ IRISH GUARDS/ (NAME)/ BEDFORDHSIRE & HERTFORDSHIRE REGT. / ( NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ EAST SURREY REGT./ (NAME)/ OXFORDSHIRE & UCKINGHAMSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY/(NAME)/ ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS/ (NAME)/ PARACHUTE REGT. / (NAME)/ ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS/ NAMES)/ ROYAL AIRFORCE/(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Agar, H
Atkins, G B
Baker, F W M
Baker, H A
Bale, C J
Ball, F J
Barker, B
Barnes, W
Barnwell, D J
Baxter, J W
See details for all 131 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 131
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 131
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 4050 mm, width 810 mm
    Materials: Stone - York
Listing information
  • 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
completely refurbished in 1990 at a cost of £40,00
Costs

Site: £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
MILTON KEYNES DC

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