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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
St Albans
Town
Park Street
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Falklands Conflict (1982), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Maker
R C EBBS (Builder)
MR ROBERT CHARLES ILES (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 May 1920
    Attended by: FM The Earl of Cavan KP GCB GCMG GCVO GBE,UNKNOWN
  • Unknown
    Date: 19 April 2008
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3 May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28349
Current location

In a small garden site
adjacent to main road through village
Watling St (a5183)
Park Street
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL2 2PE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 14834 03987
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Park Street La Corner
    Park Street
    St Albans
    Hertfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Obelisk on a two stepped plinth inset into which are three bronze plaques. After the names on the WW2 plaque is the Toc H lamp symbol.
Inscription
PLAQUE: MEN FROM THE CIVIL PARISH/ OF ST STEPHEN/ WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ (NAMES) PLAQUE: THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM PLAQUE: (name) FALKLANDS 1982/ (name) AFGHANISTAN 2006
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkins, A J
Atkins, B
Bell, W J
Bird, W
Bowen, H
Brunger, R
Childs, A
Childs, B
Clark, B
Coster, H
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename initials
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname,forename initials
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 750MM, height 3700MM, width 750MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: Memorial cleaned recently but staining of stone by bronze plaques could not be removed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
St.Stephens Parish Council
Reference
  • Herts Advertiser undated

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