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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Dacorum
Town
Berkhamsted
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
BASIL ETHERTON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14583
Current location

BERKHAMSTED COLLEGIATE SCHOOL
Castle St
Berkhamsted
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP4 2BR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 980 080
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SCHOOL TROPHY AWARDED ANNUALLY. IT IS MADE OF THREE ASH STUMPS WITH THE ORIGINAL CRICKET BALL, HAVING KNOCKED BACK THE CENTRE STUMP, HELD IN PLACE BY THE DESCENDING BAILS. SILVER PLAQUE IS ON THE BALL ITSELF AND ALSO AT THE BASE OF THE STUMPS. WHOLE STANDS ON A BASE OF SUSSEX OAK
Inscription
PLAQUE ON THE BALL: E.D. CLIXBY / ST JOHN'S V INCENTS / 10 FOR 24 / MAY 1912 PLAQUE BELOW STUMPS: THE CLIXBY CRICKET BALL / AWARDED ANNUALY FOR THE BEST BOWLING PER- / FORMANCE / IN PERPETUAL MEMORY OF EDWARD DENIS / CLIXBY (BERKHAMSTED 1907-1914) / BORN 31.10.1896 / WHOSE 10 FOR 24 CATAPULTED HIM INTO THE IST XI / 2ND LT 4TH LINCS REGT. KILLED IN ACTION ON / THE HOHENZOLLERN REDOUBT / 13.10.1915 (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Ash
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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