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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Three Rivers
Town
Rickmansworth
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Non-Specific Conflict
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 September 1983
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6 November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28352
Current location

Outside Chapel
Royal Masonic School for Girls
Chorleywood Road
Rickmansworth
Three Rivers
Hertfordshire
WD3 4HF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 05703 95462
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Royal Masonic School for Boys
    The Avenue
    Bushey
    Hertsmere
    Hertfordshire
    WD2 2LN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 129 962
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Celtic cross on circular plinth.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF OVER 100 OLD BOYS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 ERECTED BY THEIR SCHOOL FELLOWS. ALSO IN PROUD MEMORY OF ALL OTHER OLD MASONIANS WHO HAVE DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN PEACE AND WAR. THE CROSS ALSO RECORDS THE SACRIFICE OF THE LIVES OF 130 OLD MASONIANS IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR 1939 TO 1945. (Exact line spacing unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, A L V
Adams, G G
Archibald, R
Austin, G E
Baldwin, N E
Banks, L W
Bates, H M
Billinger, H F
Blackburn, R V
Bones, A M
See details for all 109 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,occupation
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2100MM
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
Memorial was cleaned and restored and the third inscription carved at the time it was moved. Stonemason: W Whitehead & Son, Melbourn Rd, Royston, Hertfordshire.
Costs

Comments: Moving of memorial, restoration and carving third inscription cost £2086.70.
Memorial: £175

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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