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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Wychavon
Town
Eckington
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th April 1920
    Attended by: CANON ISMAY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32359
Current location

JUNCTION OF B4080 AND TWO MINOR ROADS
B4080
Eckington
Wychavon
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 922 414
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
IRREGULAR MONOLITH ON SQUARE BASE, WITH SMOOTH INSET PANEL BEARING THE NAMES. NEXT TO THE VILLAGE CROSS, IN A SMALL GARDEN AREA SMALL CARVED LION IN FRONT OF THE NAME PANEL
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE UNRETURNING BRAVE OF THIS PARISH/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Eckington 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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