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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Milton Keynes
Town
Bow Brickhill
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8253
Current location

Roadside
western end of Church Road,
Church Road
Bow Brickhill
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK17 9LD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 90717 34583
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth transposing to an octagonal top face. Rising above the plinth is a capstone & octagonal sectioned tapering column terminating in a boss with cross on top. Incised inscription on shaped tablets set onto the sides of plinth. Lettering infilled in black.
Inscription
Front plinth face : TO / THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING / MEN WHO WENT FROM THIS PARISH AND GAVE / THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (8 Names) Other plinth face : THESE ALSO SERVED / (18 Names) Other plinth face : THESE ALSO SERVED / (18 Names) Other plinth face : THESE ALSO SERVED / (17 Names) Front upper step face : 1939 - 1945 / (5 Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barden, A
Barden, A W
Barden, H
Barden, J
Barden, L. L.
Barden, T. L.
Benbow, C J
Berwick, F J
Bowler, F J
Burton, A E
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 53
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3065mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Bow Brickhill 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
Costs

Site: £135. 0s. 0d. (£135.00)

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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