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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Hertfordshire
Town
Benington
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14556
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Benington Green
Benington
East Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 297 236
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FLORIATED WHEEL CROSS ON OCTAGONAL TAPERING COLUMN, SQUARE PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE
Inscription
IN MEMORY/ OF/ BENINGTON/ MEN WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ THEIR NAMES SHALL/ LIVE FOR EVER/ (NAMES) ALSO WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) / THEY SHALL NOT (SIC) GROW 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
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Avis, Arthur
Bennett, Christopher
Cannon, George
Collins, A
Collins, Frederick
Draper, Stanley
Fardell, Victor
Fox, Harry
Frost, Joseph
Hargreaves, Reginald
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1550MM, height 5000MM, width 1550MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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