WW1 & WW2 memorial garden
War Memorials Trust case: War Memorials Trust needs to avoid Contributors changing location/description details as we help to protect and conserve this war memorial through our casework. You can still add photographs, update condition and use the tabs below. If you believe any of the information you cannot edit is wrong or information is missing, please make a note of the reference number and include it in your email when you contact us.
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- First World War (1914-1918)
- Second World War (1939-1945)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
Collonade: COUNTY BOROUGH OF/ NORTHAMPTON/ HEREON ARE INSCRIBED THE NAMES OF/ THE CITIZENS OF THIS BOROUGH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED DURING/ THE CORONATION YEAR OF HIS MAJESTY/ KING GEORGE VI/ LEST WE FORGET/ (Names) Stone at base of collonade: THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ LAURENCE BINYON/ THE NORTHAMPTON BRANCH OF THE BRITISH LEGION/ AND THEIR FRIENDS BORE THE COST OF THE PANELS/ AND OF INSCRIBING THE NAMES THEREON. Raised stone : MEMORIAL SQUARE/ THESE GARDENS COMMEMORATE THE NORTHAMPTON MAN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 (Exact line spacing unknown) Low wall : (...) AND DIED IN THE GREAT WAR (Exact wording unknown)