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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dacorum
Town
Northchurch
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
ARTHUR MARTIN (Sculptor)
ARTHUR MARTIN (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th March 1920
    Attended by: REAR ADMIRAL SIR LIONEL HALSEY GCVO KCMG CB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 06th March 1920
    Attended by: REV R H POPE
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14617
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
High St
Northchurch
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP4 3QN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 974 088
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND CELTIC CROSS. LETTERING IN BLACK LEAD ON OLD PLINTH
Inscription
NEW PLINTH: IN MEMORY OF ALL THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY OLD PLINTH, FRONT: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF NORTHCHURCH MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING & COUNTRY 1914 - 1919 OLD PLINTH, BACK : 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) OLD PLINTH LEFT AND RIGHT SIDES: 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, F
Aldridge, J
Beasley, R
Bignell, G
Brown, Ambrose
Carter, C
Chandler, J
Curl, A
Curl, G
Davis, G
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 46
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 910MM, height C 3300MM, width 1040MM
    Materials: Stone - York
Listing information
Condition
History
MID 1960'S: THE PLINTH BROKE AS THE CROSS WAS TOO LARGE FOR IT AND WAS REPLACED BY A SLIGHTLY LARGER PLINTH
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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