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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Hertfordshire
Town
Watton At Stone
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st May 1920
    Attended by: Col Abel Smith
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14566
Current location

Roadside at junction
High Street with Ware Road. By mini-roundabout.
High Street
Watton At Stone
East Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 30394 18973
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN LATIN CROSS ON CIRCULAR COLUMN WITH SQUARE PLINTH. ON THREE STEPPED BASE SET IN CIRCULAR PAVED AREA.
Inscription
6 OC: IN/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ WATTON/ WHO FELL/ DURING/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919 11OC: (NAMES) 2 OC: IS IT/ NOTHING TO YOU/ ALL YE/ THAT PASS BY? / LIVE THOU/ FOR ENGLAND! / WE/ FOR ENGLAND DIED
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Bastiani, Walter
Beadle, Herbert
Blackmore, Percy
Bonnett, Walter
Burgess, Edgar
Clift, Harry
Gubbin, Jack
Hayes, John
Hide, Douglas
Hodges, Harold
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3500MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1100MM, width 1100MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
MEMORIAL ITSELF SEEMS REASONABLY WELL KEPT FROM THE PHOTOGRAPHS BUT THE SITE AND BASE ARE EXTREMELY UNKEMPT
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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