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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Hertfordshire
Town
Thorley
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28789
Current location

ST JAMES CHURCH
Thorley
East Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
CM23
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 476 188
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular tablet with gold coloured lettering.
Inscription
IN REMEMBRANCE OF 102 MEN/ AND WOMEN OF THORLEY WHO/ SERVED IN THE FORCES AND IN/ MEMORY OF GEORGE REEDMAN/ AND PERCY SOUTH WHO GAVE /THEIR LIVES IN WORLD WAR II/ 1939-1945./ "Greater love hath/ no man than this, that a man lay/ down his life for his friends."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 510MM, width 580MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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