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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Hertfordshire
Town
Aspenden
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
G E STREATHER OF ROYSTON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31013
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Aspenden
East Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG9
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 353 284
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross set on a tapering plinth, two steps, and a base. The lettering of the dedication is in carved, raised, lettering and the names in black.
Inscription
TO/THE/GLORY OFGOD/AND/ IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ THE/ MEN/ OF/ THIS/ PARISH/ WHO/ GAVE/ THEIR/ LIVES/ IN/ THE/ GREAT/ WAR/ 1914./1918./[6 O'CLOCK BASE]MAY THEY REST IN PEACE/[3 O'CLOCK BASE]/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ansell, James
Bradford, Reuben
Camp, William
Cornwell, Reginald
Edwards, Charles
Edwards, Charles H
Edwards, Richard
Edwards, William
Hagger, Harry
Hills, Frederick
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1400MM, height 4000MM, width 1700MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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