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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Dacorum
Town
Leverstock Green
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920 Or 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14613
Current location

Corner of Village Green
Bedmond Rd
Leverstock Green
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP3 8 LH
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 08465 06526
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped base surmounted by a rough hewen granite plinth and column. On top of column is a flaming grenade of granite with bronze flames. Bronze sword on face of column. The whole surrounded by an iron fence.
Inscription
West Face: THE GREAT WAR / 1914 1918 / "THEIR NAME LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE" / (Names) North Face: TO THE / GLORIOUS DEAD / 1939 1945 / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderman, T
Biswell, H
Biswell, J
Browell, F
Brown, G
Charge, F
Childs, T
Chisman, A
De Beger, G
Durrant, A
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: height C 1000MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth C 2000MM, height C 3750MM, width C 2000MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Leverstock Green War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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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