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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Simpson
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 February 1923
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Buckingham
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 February 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Buckingham
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8246
Current location

Junction of Simpson Road and Hanmer Road
St Thomas Church
Simpson Road
Simpson
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK6 3AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 88300 36200
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Obelisk on square plinth and base with black decal inscription. Names from both wars on sloping tablet at front.
Inscription
LEST WE FORGET 1914 - 1918 / (Names) / 1939 - 1945 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, C H
Bridges, G F
Coles, A E B
Eaton, W E G
Hill, G R
Huggins, A J
Janes, J H
Nicholls, F
Rose, A
Rossiter, F T
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 2740mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Simpson War Memorial Obelisk
  • 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
Costs

Site: £51

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • North Buck Times; Country Observer; 13 February 1923; Wolverton Press- 9 February 1923

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