© WMR-14628

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Welwyn Hatfield
Town
Ayot St Lawrence, Near Welwyn
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14628
Current location
  • OUTSIDE OLD CHURCH
    Hill Farm Lane
    Ayot St Lawrence
    Near Welwyn
    Welwyn Hatfield
    Hertfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 1951 1684
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
ROUGH HEWN STONE PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY A WHEEL CROSS OF SACRIFICE. INSCRIPTION IN SMOOTHED STONE AT THE FRONT OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS FENCED IN BY A METAL GATE AND A HEDGE SWORD IN RELIEF ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
THIS CROSS IS ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE MEN OF AYOT ST LAWRENCE/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / AND / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: regiment
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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