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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Watford
Town
Watford
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR E WOODFIELD (Sculptor)
Mr G Chilton (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 November 1921
    Attended by: VENERABLE KENNETH GIBBS ARCH DEACON OF ST ALBANS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19734
Current location

Christ Church Car Park
St Albans Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 100 910
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wheel cross on plinth and three step base. Names engraved on plinth.
Inscription
IN UNDYING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, C
Appleton, H E
Atkins, W R
Austin, A A
Backledge, W F
Baker, C
Baker, W T
Barnes, R A
Bassil, J
Bates, A W
See details for all 193 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 185
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 185
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4800MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
2013: Damaged by a vehicle. Cross was subsequently repaired and cleaned.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust 6370

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