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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Wyre Forest
Town
Hoobrook
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32356

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Current location

NEAR TO THE CROWN PH
Old Chester Rd South
Hoobrook
Wyre Forest
Hereford And Worcester
DY10 1XL
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 835 747
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY PEDESTAL AND OBELISK. LOW METAL FENCE AROUND THE BASE. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION ON GRANITE TABLET ON ONE SIDE OF THE PEDESTAL AND NAMES CARVED ON THE OTHER SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL WREATH CARVED IN RLEIEF AT THE BASE OF THE FRONT FACE OF THE OBELISK
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914/ 1919/ PRO/ PATRIA/ TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR SERVICES/ AND OF/ PTE FRANCIS PERRY/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ THIS STONE IS ERECTED BY/ THE INHABITANTS OF/ HOOBROOK 3, 9 AND 12 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 38
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname,rank,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 12500MM, height 2700MM, width 1250MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Hoobrook War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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