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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Hertsmere
Town
Potters Bar
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14659
Current location

ALL SOULS CHAPEL
ST MARY THE VIRGIN AND ALL SAINTS CHURCH
The Walk
Potters Bar
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 250 010
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ILLUMINATED BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE SET ON WOODEN BASE WITH WOODEN FRAMED PAGES. COAT OF ARMS OF POTTERS BAR URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL.
Inscription
POTTERS BAR PARISH CHURCH/ IN PROUD AND GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PLACE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WARS 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945/ WE COMMEND, O LORD GOD INTO THE/ ARMS OF THY MERCY THESE OUR BRETHREN/ WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY,/ BESEECHING FOR THEM THY SON'S BLESSING UPON/ ALL WHO LAY DOWN THEIR LIFE FOR FRIENDS,/ AND THE IMMORTAL CROWN OF THE FAITHFUL/ WHO OVERCOME: THROUGH THE SAME JESUS/ CHRIST OUR LORD. AMEN/ INTO THY HANDS WE COMMEND THEIR SPIRITS: FOR/ THOU HAST REDEEMED THEM O LORD THOU GOD OF TRUTH/ THEY GROW NOT OLD AS WE WHO ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM/ 1914-1918 SERVICEMEN/ (MEN)/ 1939-1945 SERVICEMEN/ ROYAL NAVY/ (NAMES)/ ARMY/ (NAMES)/ ROYAL AIR FORCE/ (NAMES)/ CIVILIAN DEAD 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ 20TH JANUARY 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alford, E
Alford, F
Arnold, G
Arnold, W C
Atterbury, T
Banks, W C
Bartlett, W
Brace, J
Brace, W T
Brewett-taylor, R
See details for all 71 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 73
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 30
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,year died
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 49
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Scroll
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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