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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
South Bucks
Town
Burnham
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Leonard Stanford Merrifield FRBS (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 December 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1946
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 December 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Buckingham
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8258
Current location

Town Park
High Street
Burnham
South Bucks
Buckinghamshire
SL1 7JB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 93152 82283
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Between School & Workmen's Institute
    Stomp Road
    Burnham
    South Bucks
    Buckinghamshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Celtic cross with half size figure of soldier positioned in front of cross, all set upon a plinth and three step base. Memorial is situated atop a larger circular base with grass and three steps.
Inscription
1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adaway, A
Adaway, G
Adaway, R C J
Aldridge, H H
Allder, J E
Allen, S
Allen, S
Arnett, G
Arnett, W J
Bacha, A
See details for all 136 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 88
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 88
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Burnham 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
Responsibility
Town Council
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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