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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Hertfordshire
Town
Stanstead Abbotts
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21922
Current location

St Andrews Church
Cappell La
Stanstead Abbotts
East Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 387 122
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BAS-RELIEF SWORD ON FRONT.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ HONOUR OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR OF 1914-1919. THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE. (NAMES FOR THE SECOND WORLD WAR HAVE BEEN ADDED AND, ON A FLOWER HOLDER BENEATH THE FACE IS INSCRIBED "PRESENTED BY THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE BRITISH LEGION 1956")
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkins, A Cecil
Bentley, Henry J
Bentley, Ralph
Brown, Herbert C V
Burgess, Charles
Buxton, Andrew R
Buxton, George B
Clarke, Alfred E
Clarke, Frederick
Cole, Ernest
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3000MM, height 6000MM, width 3000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2014: Memorial cleaned by Local History Society.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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