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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dacorum
Town
Wilstone
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR HOBBS OF TRING (Mason)
J W Wood and Son (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 May 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02 October 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1164
Current location

New Road
Wilstone
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP23 4NZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 90490 14013
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by two stepped plinth, tapered shaft and celtic cross. Inscription on the front face of the shaft and stepped plinth.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY/ OF/ GOD/ AND IN/ MEMORY OF/ WILSTONE/ MEN WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND/ COUNTRY/ 1914-1918./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Badrick, Charles
Cartwright, Walter
Coner, Alfred
Dover, William H
Foskett, Walter J R
Goodson, Ernest C
Payne, Frank J
Proctor, Arthur
Rodwell, Jesse
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2460mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 965mm, width 1120mm
    Materials: Stone - Derbyshire Gritstone
Listing information
  • Wilstone War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1993: The memorial had been recently renovated. Nature of the work is unknown. WW2: The memorial used to have railings around it but they were removed as part of the scrap metal collection. 2006: The Council applied for funding to repair the memorial through the English Heritage/Wolfson Foundation War Memorial Grant Scheme Proposed work included cleaning, repointing, re-lettering and repairs to posts
Costs

Memorial: £133 1s 4d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Wilstone Parish Council

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