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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dacorum
Town
Tring
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Maker
Norman and Burt (Builder)
MR PHILIP M JOHNSTONE FRIBA (Architect)
MESSRS STARKIE, GARDNER AND CO (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th November 1918
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL SIR WILLIAM R ROBERTSON BART GCB GCMG KCVO DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27th November 1918
    Attended by: DEAN OF LINCOLN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14619
Current location

In the churchyard
Tring Church St Peter and St Paul
Church Yard
Tring
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP23 5AE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 92460 11448
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE-STEPPED STONE BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, SHAFT AND CRUCIFIX. INSCRIPTION ON PLINTH IS CARVED AND NAMES ARE IN BLACK LETTERING GRAPE AND FOLIATE DESIGN IN RELIEF ON THE SIDE EDGES OF THE SHAFTS
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: A.D / 1914-18 / REMEMBER WITH THANKSGIVING / THE TRUE AND FAITHFUL MEN / WHO IN THESE YEARS OF WAR / WENT FORTH FROM THIS PLACE / FOR GOD AND THE RIGHT / THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO RETURNED NOT AGAIN ARE HERE INSCRIBED / TO BE HONOURED FOR EVERMORE / R.I.P. / (QUOTE) / (NAMES) ON THE FOUR SIDES OF THE UPPERMOST STEPS: FOR I SENT YOU OUT / WITH MOURNING AND WEEPING / BUT GOD WILL GIVE YOU TO ME AGAIN / WITH JOY AND GLADNESS FOR EVER THREE SIDES OF PLINTH: 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnsdale, David Stephen
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 110
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 110
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Full name
    Order of information: Forename, second name, surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • 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
History
1992: MEMORIAL REFURBISHED BY TRING TOWN COUNCIL. IT WAS CLEANED AND REPAIRED AND A PAVED AREA WITH MOSAIC WAS PLACED AROUND AND IN FRONT OF THE CROSS
Costs

Memorial: £575 5s 10d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Parish Magazine Dec. 1917; Jan. 1918; Feb. 1918; March 1918; April 1918; May 1918; June 1918; July 1918; Aug. 1918; Sep. 1918; Oct. 1918;Nov. 1918; Dec. 1918; Jan. 1919; July 1919; August 1919.
  • Local History Online St Peter and St Paul. R G Spiers

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