Combined War Memorial - Stotfold Cemetery, Mill Lane, Stotfold, Bedfordshire, UK
Posted by: Dragontree
N 52° 01.095 W 000° 13.075
30U E 690895 N 5766722
Quick Description: This small obelisk war memorial stands at the entrance to Stotfold Cemetery.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/1/2009 11:57:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM6XBQ
The memorial reads as follows:
'Erected by the parishioners to the glory of God and the grateful memory of those soldiers and sailors whose names are inscribed on this monument and who in response to their country's call, gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918 and 1939 - 1945.'
'Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.'
When the memorial was first unveiled it stood in brook Street, Stotfold but then due to vandalism was moved to its present location in 1987.
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 07/18/1920
Private or Public Monument?: Private
Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Local Parishioners
Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe
Website for this Monument: [Web Link]
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Physical Address of Monument: Not listed
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