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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
District
Welwyn Hatfield
Town
Hatfield
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14726
Current location

Hatfield Park War Cemetery
A1000
Great North Rd
Hatfield
Welwyn Hatfield
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 23079 08070
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STANDARD OCTAGONAL CWGC CROSS OF SACRIFICE BRONZE SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE Situated in a small war cemetery enclosed by a hedge in which there are 20 service headstones of WW2 together with that of a civilian flight test observer, and a CWGC special memorial to a casualty buried elsewhere (Our ref. 62406).
Inscription
(None)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 6000MM, width 300MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Hatfield War Memorial including memorial cross, garden wall and gates, and shelter pavilion
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION
Reference

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