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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dacorum
Town
Wigginton
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2779
Current location

It's at a cross roads
with St Bartholomew's churchyard immediately behind it
Roadside Garden
Hemp Lane
Wigginton
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP23 6HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 94018 10282
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Limestone Celtic cross on a tapering shaft, plinth and base, flanked by columns and approached by steps.
Inscription
(Plaque 1): TO THE ABIDING HONOUR/OF THE/MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR FREEDOM AND RIGHT/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THEIR REWARD IS WITH THE LORD/ AND THE CARE OF THEM IS WITH/ THE MOST HIGH/ (Names) (Plaque 2): TO THE HONOUR OF/ (Names)/ WHO SERVED IN/ THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 (Plaque 3): TO THE HONOUR OF/ (Names)/ WHO SERVED IN/ THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/ ALSO/ (Names) (Plaque 4): 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Albert
Baker, Alex
Baker, Arthur
Baker, George
Baker, Harold
Baker, Raymond
Baker, Walter
Baldwin, Alex
Baldwin, Arnold
Baldwin, Arthur
See details for all 113 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 115
    Served and returned: 90
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Wigginton 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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