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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Enfield
Town
Cockfosters
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: March 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Willesden
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22450
Current location

At junction of Chalk Lane and Cockfosters Road
Chalk Lane at Cockfosters Road
Cockfosters
Enfield
Greater London
EN4 9HJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27887 96720
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross on two-stepped base. Small metal WW2 plaque at the foot.
Inscription
On base: In Honoured Memory/OF The Men Of The Village/ Who Fell In The Great War/ 1914-1918 Plaque: Also to perpetuate the memory of those who fell/ In the years 1939 - 45.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bird, W S
Bower, E
Brown, B
Burgess, D H
Carter, E
Day, C W
Fuller, T S
Langdale, W G
Lester, C H
O'callaghan, D
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3800mm, height 3150mm, width 3800mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • Cockfosters War Memorial
  • 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
Costs

Memorial: EST. £130

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Barnet Press 17 November 1923 Report of service conducted by the Vicar at the memorial.

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