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Ayot St Lawrence

WM reference
14628
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

OUTSIDE OLD CHURCH
Hill Farm Lane
Ayot St Lawrence
Near Welwyn
Welwyn Hatfield
Hertfordshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: TL 1951 1684
Denomination: Undefined

Description

ROUGH HEWN STONE PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY A WHEEL CROSS OF SACRIFICE. INSCRIPTION IN SMOOTHED STONE AT THE FRONT OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS FENCED IN BY A METAL GATE AND A HEDGE SWORD IN RELIEF ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS

Inscription

THIS CROSS IS ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE MEN OF AYOT ST LAWRENCE/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / AND / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Brown, E
Martin, F
Penny, C
Shadbolt, L
Sheppard, F
Stagg, H
Titmus, J
Tuke, C
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Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 5
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 5
Exact count: no
Information shown: regiment
Order of information: regiment

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 3
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 3
Exact count: no
Information shown: regiment
Order of information: regiment

Component

Cross
Condition: Poor
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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