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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Dacorum
Town
Berkhamsted
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2815

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Current location

New Road and Berkhamsted Common junction
Berkhamsted Common
Berkhamsted
Dacorum
Hertfordshire
HP4 2RQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 00511 09253
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stone steps surmounted by stone pedestal with four sides, bearing the inscription. A large stone obelisk is upon the pedestal. The upper surface of the top step is inlaid with red bricks.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE INNS OF/ COURT OFFICERS TRAINING/ CORPS WHO IN THIS NEIGHBOUR/ HOOD TRAINED OVER TWELVE/ THOUSAND MEN TO SERVE/ AS COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ AND IN AFFECTIONATE/ REMEMBRANCE OF THE TWO/ THOUSAND WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED/ BY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS/ OF THE CORPS/ SALUS POPULI SUPREMA LEX (Base): NEAR THIS SPOT LIE THE ASHES OF/ LIEUT COL F H L ERRINGTON CB VD/ WHO SERVED THE CORPS FOR 36 YEARS/ AND WAS ITS LOVED AND HONOURED/ COMMANDER: 1913-1916
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, initial, surname, decorations, ocupation, additional, years served
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Inns of Court Officers Training Corps Memorial, Berkhamsted Common
  • 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
  • Dacorum at Wat Exhibition Handbook 1995 (Dacorum Heritage Trust)

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