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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hertsmere
Town
Elstree
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
HAROLD STABLER (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st November 1922
    Attended by: Rev. Prebend Prosser; Rev W H Braine; Rev E Corns Davies; Rev A A Green
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1922
    Attended by: Henry Allan, Worshipful Master of the Haberdashers Company
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3760
Current location

HABERDASHERS ASKES SCHOOL
Butterfly Lane
Elstree
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
WD6 3BH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 16842 96656
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • HABERDASHERS ASKES SCHOOL
    Westbere Rd
    Hampstead
    Camden
    Greater London
    NW2
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 244 857
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Surmounted by the arms of the school (those of the worshipful company of haberdashers). Inscription above four panels of names. Either side a column of fasces headed by a crown and flame above. Below octagonal plaques for 1914 and 1918, flanking the arms of England. To the left and right of the octagonal plaques two additional plaques.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE BOYSOF/ THIS SCHOOL WHO OBEYED THE CALL OF/ FREEDOM AND HONOUR AND SERVED UNTO DEATH (NAMES)/ 1914 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J W
Artaud, G F D
Avery, W E
Awbery, C L
Baldwin, W E
Barder, S G
Barker, H F
Barrett, J H P
Baumgartner, A W
Benscher, G A
See details for all 107 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 107
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 107
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 20CM, height 226CM, width 196CM
    Materials: Unknown
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: c£500

Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Old Boys War Memorial Fund
Responsibility
HABERDASHERS ASKES SCHOOL
Reference
  • BRITISH PUBLIC SCHOOLS WAR MEMORIALS by KERNOT, C F 233 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:ROBERTS AND NEWTON 1927 LONDON

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