Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Daventry
Town
Thornby
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84108

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Current location

off High Street,
St. Helen's Church
Church Lane
Thornby
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN6 8SN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 66957 75634
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, landscape orientated rectangular dark stone tablet set within a decorative lighter coloured stone frame. Incised inscription filled with gold coloured paint.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOVRED / MEMORY OF THESE MEN OF THORNBY WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR / KING AND COVNTRY DVRING THE GREAT WAR / A.D. 1914 - 1918. THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED. / (4 NAMES) / " think only this of me / That there's some corner of of a foreign field / That is for ever England. " [ ' V ' instead of ' U ', as incised on tablet ]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Campbell, Joseph
Carter, Jesse Francis
Webb, John Allen
Wilford, Alfred
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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