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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
South Herefordshire
Town
Ross On Wye
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
ALFRED WILLIAM URSELL, ROLAND W PAUL FSA, W. SAUNDERS of Cirencester
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27th June 1920
    Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF HEREFORD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32978
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Street
Ross On Wye
South Herefordshire
Hereford And Worcester
HR9 5HN
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 598 241
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ORNATE CHAPEL SCEEN WITH DEDICATORY WHITE MARBLE TABLET SET WITHIN AN ORNATE STONE FRAME. INSCRIPTION IN GOLD AND BLACK LETTERING TABLET: WHITE LATIN CROSS ON A BLUE MOSAIC BACKGROUND AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET WITH A RICHLY GILDED WREATH AT THE BASE OF THE CROSS SCREEN: DECORATED WITH 36 REGIMENTAL AND COUNTY CRESTS
Inscription
TOP: DULCE ET DECORUM EST/ PRO PATRIA MORI/ ROSS ROLL OF HONOUR LEFT AND RIGHT SIDES: (NAMES) CENTRE: 1914-1919/ TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN EVER/ THANKFUL MEM-/ ORY OF THOSE/ MEN OF ROSS/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR THE/ CHAPEL SCREEN/ TOGETHER WITH/ THIS TABLET ARE/ SET UP BY THE/ PARISHIONERS/ ANO. DOMI. 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arbery, Ernest Edw
Bird, Chas Henry
Blake, Edward
Bland, Chas Henry
Bray, Henry J
Brown, Wm Martin
Cater, Cecil Kerwood
Cater, Jas Percival
Chester, Jas Henry
Clarke, Wm Chas
See details for all 98 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 98
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 98
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone -Derby
  • Tablets
    Measurements: depth 100 mm, height c 1550 mm, width c 2810 mm
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Screen
    Measurements: depth 200 mm, height c 3070 mm, width c 8500 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £900

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Manu-Forti -A History of the Herefordshire Regiment 1860-1967 by Lt. Col. T.J. B. Hill MBE, KSLI
  • Dulce et Decorum est by Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)

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