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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sundial
District
Wychavon
Town
Evesham
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32390
Current location

Centrally
approximately 50m behind the Chapels
Evesham Waterside Cemetery
Evesham
Wychavon
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 038 432
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Sundial mounted at the centre of a circular, rough hewn stone bird bath, surmounting three rough hewn circular pillars and a circular base. Dedicatory plaques attached to square block at foot of grave.
Inscription
Dial: FAITHFUL BELOW HE DID HIS DUTY Upper plaque: GEORGE/ TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF/ RICHARD/ BORN OCTOBER 10TH 1920/ PASSED AWAY SEPTEMBER 19TH 1941/ ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT Centre plaque: Very Lovely and pleasant hast thou been/ Thy love for us was wonderful/ "At rest"/ HENRY JOHN (HARRY) GEORGE/ BORN FEBRUARY 17TH 1891/ DIED APRIL 27TH 1962 Lower plaque: ALSO/ MARIA GEORGE WIFE OF HARRY/ BORN SEPTEMBER 10TH 1886/ DIED AUGUST 1st 1981
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
George, Richard
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, regiment, forename, date of birth,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sundial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
2011: The gnomon is detached and lying on the dial plate. Bronze has some verdigris.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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