The War Memorial

The war memorial is located on the corner of Coles Road and Fen Road. Originally erected to remember the dead of the Great War it now commemorates the following villagers who died in the two world wars. The is also a memorial in the parish church, which contains a slightly different list of the dead of the 1914-1918 war.

1914-1918

AS Branch
AW Daisley
M Flack
WJ Froment
HH Halls
SW Humphreys
CB King
H Lanham
GH Mansfield
AR Martin
HG Martin
H Martin
F Mead
WW Payton
WA Rooks
CL Wilkin

1939-1945

AF Butcher
CW Butcher
R Flack
HG Hurst
VV Mortlock
FP Warner

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

  – From For The Fallen by Laurence Binyon


Some History

The war memorial used to be on what is now the Ely Road, but was moved in the early 60s to make way for the new Ely Road.

Milton War Memorial 1922
Dedicating the memorial at its original location in 1922

Milton War Memorial and Forge
A later photo, still at its original location