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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wychavon
Town
Ashton Under Hill
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32160
Current location

Roadside
near the village school
Ashton Under Hill
Wychavon
Hereford And Worcester
WR11 7SW
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 99748 37912
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wheel cross on square plinth and square three stepped base. Inscription carved on three sides of the plinth.
Inscription
Front Face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF ASHTON-UNDER-HILL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ (Names)/ "THESE WERE A WALL UNTO US/ BOTH BY NIGHT AND DAY" 9 o'clock face: 1914-1919/ (Names) 3 o'clock face: THESE MEN DIED/ THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cotton, Banjamin
Grove, Alfred
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • 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,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3500MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Under the Parish Lantern by Archer, Fred pp 45-49 Published:Coronet Books and Hodder Paperbacks 1973

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