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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
St Albans
Town
St Albans
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14655

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Current location

ST ALBANS TOWN HALL (OLD)
St Peters St
St Albans
St Albans
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 150 070
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR AND SEMICIRCULAR HEADED FRAME WITH THREE GLAZED SECTIONS, EACH CONTAINING A LIST OF NAMES CARVED PILLARS DIVIDE EACH SECTION CREST OF ST ALBANS IS CARVED ABOVE THE FRAME AND A LAUREL WREATH IS CARVED BELOW IT. SHIELD WITH CARVING BELOW IT IN THE TOP CENTRE OF THE FRAME
Inscription
HERE FOLLOW THE NAMES OF THE MEN OF ST ALBANS WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 1919 / (NAMES) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 640
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 640
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height C 2000MM, width C 3000MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
1994: THE CIVIC OFFICES MOVED TO A NEW COMPLEX. PLANS FOR MEMORIAL UNKNOWN
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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