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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Wavendon
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 December 1919
    Attended by: Mrs Wauby
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7 December 1919
    Attended by: Rev J E Hayle
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8239
Current location

St Marys Church
Wavendon
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK17 8NA
England

OS Grid Ref: SP9115337199
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rough-hewn granite Celtic Cross with Sword of Sacrifice on front face set on a large square base
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ ALSO/ (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE WAR 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ambridge, A F
Ambridge, Walter Clarence
Balderston, Arthur Leonard
Brawn, Frederick John
Butcher, A M
Butcher, Frederick John
Butcher, Herbert Charles
Buxton, R P
Collins, F S
Devereux, W F
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: alphabetical
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, decoration
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Wavendon War Memorial Cross
  • 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
Reference
  • North Bucks Times 9 December 1919

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