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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dacorum
Town
Berkhamsted
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14578
Current location

North aisle,
St. Peter's Church
High Street
Berkhamsted
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP4 2DJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 99360 07750
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Memorial comprises a stepped-edge incised marble tablet attached to a wall mounted, landscape orientated streaked marble backboard. Three raised coloured insignia motifs are placed across top of tablet. Inscription text infilled with black paint.
Inscription
RFC / PER ARDUA AD ASTRA / In Ever Loving Memory / of / CAPTAIN LEONARD ALFRED HARDWICK-TERRY / ROYAL ENGINEERS AND ROYAL FLYING CORPS ( FLIGHT COMMANDER ) / BELOVED AND ONLY SON OF OF EDWARD AND EDITH HARDWICK-TERRY / KILLED ON AUGUST 31ST 1917 NEAR AMIENS / IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY / BURIED ON SEPTEMBER 1ST AT AVELUY FRANCE / AGED 21 YEARS / " THESE ARE THEY WHO FOLLOW THE LAMB WHITHERSOEVER HE GOETH " / " AND IN THEIR MOUTH WAS FOUND NO GUILE " / REVELATION XIV CHAPTR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hardwick-terry, Leonard Alfred
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, regiment, second service, rank, relationships, manner of death, date of death, place of death, date of burial, place of burial, age at death
    Order of information: Rank, forenames, surname, regiment, second service, rank, relationships, manner of death, date of death, place of death, date of burial, place of burial, age at death
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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