© WMR-14576

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
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 130 950
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
SCULPTED FIGURE OF WOMAN IN MOURNING WITH HEAD BOWED AND SUPPORTED BY LEFT HAND. LAUREL WREATH IN RIGHT HAND. FIGURE CLOTHED IN LOOSE ROBES AND SANDALS. FIGURE STANDS ON PLINTH IN FRONT OF CENOTAPH. "1914" AND "1918" IN RELIEF EITHER SIDE OF FIGURE. INSCRIPTION ON OPPOSITE SIDE OF CENOTAPH TO FIGURE.
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
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 157
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 157
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 83
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
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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