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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Epping Forest
Town
Waltham Abbey
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th December 1921
    Attended by: HRH Prince Henry
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2249
Current location

Crossroads of broomstick road and farm hill road
In gardens
Broomstick Hall Road
Waltham Abbey
Epping Forest
Essex
EN9 1NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 38985 00639
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
HOSPITAL WITH ASSOCIATED STONE MEMORIAL. BENCH-LIKE MEMORIAL WITH WALL AT BACK AND DEEP LOWER WALL IN FRONT. BACK WALL HAS WW2 TABLET WITH INSCRIPTION AND NAMES. FRONT WALL HAS WW1 MEMORIAL TABLET LAID FLAT WITH NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. REGIMENTAL BADGES
Inscription
(TABLET ONE):THIS HOSPITAL IS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE (TABLET TWO): IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF WALTHAM ABBEY/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF THE CIVILIAN PARISHIONERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES THROUGH ENEMY ACTION/ (NAMES)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, P M E
Allison, A N
Anderson, J C
Avis, A J
Avis, H G
Avis, W J
Barker, A E
Barnard, F
Barnard, F D K
Beeching, D H
See details for all 190 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 34
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 190
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 190
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 1500MM, height 2500MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Brick
  • Hospital
    Measurements: height C.3600MM, width C.3000MM
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Essex Chronicle 15-12-1921

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