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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Wycombe
Town
Naphill
County
Buckinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messers J Smith
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 July 1929
    Attended by: Major Conningsby Disraeli J.P. C.C
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1948
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 July 1929
    Attended by: Bishop of Buckingham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8302
Current location

Junction of Main Road
Dowley Road and Storting Lane
Dudley Rd
Naphill
Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP14 4SE
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 84682 96976
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Composite white sandstone cairn on a paved step and a raised paved platform with a hedge at the back.
Inscription
A STONE/ OF/ REMEMBRANCE/ TO THE/ MEN OF NAPHILL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Avery, Harold C
Blaby, Frederick
Brooks, Henry
Brown, John N
Keen, George
Oakeshot, Alan R
Riches, Ernest W
Rouse, Charles J J
Shaw, James
Smith, Frank
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: White sandstone
Listing information
  • Naphill 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
  • Naphill through five reigns: Amanda Lawrence 1977 Naphill and Walters Ash: Rex Leaver 1999 Bucks Free Press: 19 July 1929
  • Village Hall Council Minutes21 October 1948

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