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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Leominster
Town
Eardisland
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 07th May 1995
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33136

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Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Eardisland
Leominster
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 421 585
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TALL PLAIN LATIN CROSS ON SQUARE PLINTH AND OCTAGONAL FOUR STEPPED BASE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LASTING/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ EARDISLAND WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR FOR HUMANITY/ AGAINST GERMANY AND HER ALLIES/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THE MEMORIAL WAS REDEDICATED ON 7 MAY 1995/ COMMEMORATING FIFTY YEARS OF PEACE IN WESTERN EUROPE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Charles, Morgan John
Edward, Jones William
Ernest, Morris
George, Cook Thomas
George, Hughes Stanley
George, Roberts
Harold, Speke
Harry, Smith
Herbert, Davies John
John, Lewis
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Eardisland 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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