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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Hereford
Town
Hereford
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
The Bromsgrove Guild (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 07th October 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32486
Current location

ST PETERS SQUARE
St Peters Square
Hereford
Hereford
Hereford And Worcester
HR1 2 LE
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 51176 39984
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY OCTAGONAL PLINTH AND ELEANOR CROSS. WHOLE IS ENCLOSED BY WHITE PAINTED METAL RAILINGS REGIMENTAL CRESTS ON THE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL. FIGURES OF A SOLDIER, NURSE, SAILOR AND AN AIRMAN HOLDING AN AIRCRAFT PROPELLOR DEPICTED ON THE CROSS
Inscription
SIDE ONE: THEIR MEMORY/ HALLOWED IN/ THE LAND THEY/ LOVED OTHER SIDES: (UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 30FT 3IN
    Materials: Stone - Darley Dale
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Cotswold
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • 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
Reference
  • Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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