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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Worcester
Town
Worcester
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32223
Current location

ST JOHN IN BEDWARDINE CHURCH
Worcester
Worcester
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 840 545
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY ANGLED WALL. INSCRIPTION CARVED IN BLACK LETTERING
Inscription
WALL, ANGLED SECTIONS: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF ST JOHN'S WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR AD 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) WALL, CENTRE SECTION: ALSO/ THOSE/ WHO FELL/ IN THE/ 1939 - 45 WAR/ (NAMES) BASE, FRONT: IF DEATH WITH HONOUR PROVE A LIFE WELL LEAD/ TO US OF ALL MEN SUCH FAIR FORTUNE CAME/ FOR COUNTRY AND FOR FREEDOM FORTH WE SPED/ WE FELL POSSESSORS OF A DEATHLESS NAME. BASE RIGHT SIDE: ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO HAVE FALLEN SINCE/ IN THE EVERLASTING/ FIGHT FOR FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ayrton, D J
Badger, H
Baker, A F
Bancroft, H
Birbeck, H
Birchley, C H
Bishop, W F
Bosworth, E V
Bray, F J
Bray, R W
See details for all 104 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 104
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 104
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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