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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Bletchley
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Major Chadwick
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 January 1921
    Attended by: Colonel Broome-Giles CB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8252
Current location

Old Council School
Queensway
Bletchley
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK2 2EH
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 87802 33819
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square obelisk on square plinth and two-stepped base. Sword of sacrifice on front face.
Inscription
6 O'Clock Face: THE / GLORIOUS / DEAD / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashton, E A
Baldwin, B E
Baldwin, F C
Barden, F
Barden, S
Barden, W
Battams, E C
Benbow, G M
Betts, A
Biggs, H
See details for all 69 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 69
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 69
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Bletchley Central 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Bucks Advertiser 15 January 1921
  • Wolverton Express 14 January 1921
  • North Buck Times 10 February 1920

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