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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
East Hertfordshire
Town
Bishops Stortford
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37373
Current location

Town Park
The Causeway
Bishops Stortford
East Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
CM23 2AY
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 48977 21348
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE OBELISK HERTS AND ESSEX CRESTS ON TWO OF THE FACES (THE TOWN HAS BEEN IN BOTH OF THESE COUNTIES FROM TIME TO TIME). CARVINGS, POSSIBLY OF KIT, AT EACH CORNER
Inscription
6 OCLOCK FACE: TO / THE MEMORY / OF THE MEN / OF THIS TOWN / WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR THEIR / COUNTRY IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 12 OCLOCK FACE: THE / RECORD / OF THEIR / HONOUR / AND / OF OUR / GRATITUDE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, C
Ambrose, L
Ashwell, A
Ashwell, J
Auger, F
Auger, J
Auger, V
Aylett, C
Bailey, B
Baldwin, E
See details for all 208 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 208
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 208
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 106
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 6000MM, height 12000MM, width 6000MM
    Materials: Stone
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

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