Wicken War Memorial.

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Reference WMO/217950

Address:

St. John the Evangelist Churchyard,

Church Lane,

Wicken,

Milton Keynes

MK19 6BU

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Pillar/column
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Wicken, Northamptonshire : The stone built memorial stands in the Churchyard outside the Chancel east window. Three-stepped rough stone square base surmounted by a plinth and tapering square sectioned pillar with chamfered edges. Top of pillar is a closed lantern with metal relief of the Crucifixion. Inscriptions on plinth, with reliefs either side depicting inward facing cherubs.
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Lower plinth area : TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATITUDE TO THOSE OF THIS VILLAGE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR VICTORY Upper plinth area : 1914-1918 (NAMES) 1939-1945 (NAMES)

1914-1918 ALAN GEORGE DOUGLAS PENNANT Lieut CHARLES DOUGLAS PENNANT Capt GEORGE HENRY DOUGLAS PENNANT Capt FRANK ADKINS Corp HENRY ADKINS Pte ALEX H.BARBY Ab JOSEPH W. BARBY Pte LOUIS M.COOPER Pte HERBERT H.CLARKE Pte JAMES E.GARNER Pte RICHARD J.GIBBARD Pte HERBERT HURST Pte WALTER J.HURST Pte FREDERICK ROBINSON Pte ARCHIBALD SHAKESHAFT Pte CHARLES J.TYRRELL Pte THOMAS A.TYRRELL Pte THOMAS TARRY Sgt HARRY J.WALKER Sgt WALTER S.WICKHAM Pte REGINALD A.WARNER Pte 1939 - 1945 ROBERT S.PRYKE W/O R.A.F. PERCY J.FOLKER Sgt R.A.F. ROY PLUMMER Sgt R.A.F.

Grade II (England)

1432850

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