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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dacorum
Town
Northchurch
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14623
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
High St
Northchurch
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
England

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

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Description
MARBLE TABLET DIVIDED INTO THREE SECTIONS. LEFT AND RIGHT SECTIONS WITH NAMES INSCRIBED, CENTRE SECTION HAS A TRIANGULAR PEDIMENT WITHIN WHICH IS A CRUCIFIX SET WITHIN AN OVAL FRAME. WHOLE HAS A THREE TIERED FRAME. ABOVE LEFT AND RIGHT PANELS ARE IDENTICAL BADGES OF A CROWN IN GOLD WITH WITH COLOURED FLAGS OF ST GEORGE AND THE UNION JACK BELOW IT. A PICTURE OF A CASTLE IS AT THE BASE OF THE CENTRE PLAQUE. FOLIATE DESIGN BELOW THE CRICIFIX
Inscription
LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE: (NAMES) CENTRE: TO THE GLORY (...) / FOR ALL WHO SERVE (...) / (...) WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES (...) GREAT / WAR 1914 - 1919 THEIR FRIENDS AND FELLOW / TOWNSMEN MAKE THIS MEMORIAL. / 'SO THEY PASSED OVER AND ALL THE TRUMPETS / SOUNDED FOR THEM ON THE OTHER SIDE' / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 144
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,rank,forename,regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF SAINT MARY
  • Grade I
  • 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

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