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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Hertsmere
Town
Bushey
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR WILLIAM REID DICK KCVO RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th March 1922
    Attended by: FM The Earl of Cavan KP GCB GCMG GCVO GBE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14576
Current location

Junction Of Sparrows Herne And School Lane
Bushey
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
WD23 1SR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 13798 94748
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Sculpted female figure in mourning with head bowed and supported by left hand, wearing loose robes and sandals. Laurel wreath in right hand and standing on a plinth in front of a cenotaph. The dates 1914 and 1918 in relief flank the figure. Inscription on reverse of cenotaph.
Inscription
TO THE/ HONOURED/ MEMORY OF/ MEN WHO WENT FORTH FROM THIS/ PLACE AND FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names) ALSO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945/ (Names)/ TRANQUIL YOU LIE, YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED/ YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, W
Aish, G
Allen, J
Allen, W
Andrews, J
Andrews, P
Andrews, W
Anthony, H
Ashby, F
Ashby, P
See details for all 156 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 157
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 157
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 83
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height C 13 FT
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Figure
    Measurements: height C 8 FT
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • THE WAR MEMORIAL AT JUNCTION WITH SCHOOL LANE
  • 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
Costs

Site: £2500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK
  • Church Times 23 Dec 2016, page 38-regarding Rifleman Bertram Prewett
  • Harrow Gazette 13 Feb.1920
  • The Times 9 March 1922
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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