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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Wychavon
Town
Overbury
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR HERBERT BAKER RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32563
Current location

ST FAITHS CHURCH
Overbury
Wychavon
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 957 374
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
LYCHGATE AT THE CHURCHYARD ENTRANCE, WITH TIMBER ROOF
Inscription
(OVER ROOF TIMBERS) REMEMBER THE OVERBURY AND CONDERTON MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR THAT HONOUR/ JUSTICE AND LOVE SHOULD RULE MANKIND/ 1914 - 1918 (CENTRAL DAIS) SEE TO IT YE LIVING THAT YE HERE DEDICATE YOUR LIVES TO THE CUASE FOR/ WHICH WE DIED/ I WILL NOT CEASE FROM MENTAL FIGHT/ NOR SHALL MY SWORD SLEEP IN MY HAND/ TILL WE HAVE BUILT JERUSALEM/ IN ENGLANDS GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ancill, Harry P
Andrews, Frederick G
Archer, Reginald T
Ashwin, Richard
Aston, Horace F
Attwood, C Neville
Bevan, Reginald
Biscoe, Frederick F C
Clarke, Albert
Devereux, Oliver W
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roof
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • Overbury and Conderton War Memorial Lych-gate
  • 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
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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