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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Leominster
Town
Lindridge
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33045
Current location

ST LAWRENCES CHURCH
Lindridge
Leominster
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 675 690
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-STEPPED OCTANGONAL BASE SURMOUNTED BY OCTAGONAL PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: THIS CROSS IS ERECTED/ IN PROUD MEMORY OF/ THE 18 MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 4.30 AND 7.30 FACE: (NAMES) 3 O'CLOCKFACE: ALSO/ IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN WORLD WAR II/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: THEY DIED AS FEW MEN GET/ THE CHANCE TO DIE/ FIGHTING TO SAVE A WORLD'S/ MORALITY/ THEY DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH/ A MAN MAY DIE/ FIGHTING FOR GOD AND RIGHT/ AND LIBERTY -/ AND SUCH A DEATH IS/ IMMORTALITY./ JOHN OXENHAM/ PEACE TO THE UN-CONQUERED/ MAY LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE/ UPON THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abley, Frederick
Adams, James
Alexander, Wilfred
Blount, William Edward
Bridges, Thomas Henry
Drapier, Albert Victor
Francis, John James
Hudson, Wilfred Stinton
Instance, Frederick Hames
Jenkins, Thomas John
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Lindridge 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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