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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dacorum
Town
Chipperfield
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1165
Current location

St Paul's Church
The Common
Chipperfield
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
WD4 9BS
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 04328 01547
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two marble tablets with triangular pediments on which is carved a latin cross. One tablet is supported by two corbels while the second has a shelf below.
Inscription
TABLET 1: FOR / GOD KING / AND COUNTRY / THIS ROLL OF HONOUR WAS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF / GOD AND IN ORDER THAT THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO / RISKED THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE / GREAT WAR WITH GERMANY MAY NEVER BE FORGOTTEN / 1914-1918 / 'IT IS SWEET AND GLORIOUS TO DIE FOR ONES COUNTRY' / (NAMES) TABLET 2: WATCH YE, STAND FAST IN THE FAITH, QUIT YE LIKE MEN / BE STRONG 1 CORINTHIANS CHAP XV1 V 13 / THIS ROLL OF HONOUR WAS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN ORDER THAT THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO VOLUNTARILY / RISKED THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE / GREAT WAR WITH GERMANY MAY NEVER BE FORGOTTEN / 'IT IS SWEET AND GLORIOUS TO DIE FOR ONES COUNTRY' / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 159
    Served and returned: 128
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST PAUL
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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