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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Hertfordshire
Town
Thundridge
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR CYRIL SMITH
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28331
Current location

St Mary's Church
Great Cambridge Road
Thundridge
East Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG12 0TA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 35867 17186
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Cross
Inscription
[6 O'CLOCK FACE] TO / THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS / PARISH WHO FELL IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 [7.30 O'Clock face] (Names) [4.30 O'Clock face] (Names) [12 O'Clock face] (Names) [10 O'Clock face] (Names) [9 O'Clock face] (Names) [3 O'ClOCK FACE] 1939-1945/ (Names) [1.30 O'Clock face] ALL YOU WHO PASS BY / NEVER FORGET / THAT THESE MEN/ GAVE THEIR LIVES / THAT YOU MIGHT / ENJOY YOUR HERITAGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, A J
Battye, Rev H
Brett, J A
Canfield, W
Cook, C
Cowler, C V
Cutmore, A
Cutmore, D J
Day, W
Everett, P
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 6000MM, width 2500MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2006: Memorial completely restored through legacy of John Charles Charge. Every year on Rememberance Sunday, 2nd Ware (St Mary's) Cubs, Thundridge pack attend the Remembrance Service at St Mary's C of E Church Thundridge, and then lay poppy crosses on the graves of fallen soldiers in the churchyard and at Thundridge Cross.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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