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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Hertsmere
Town
South Mimms
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 June 1921
    Attended by: Marquis of Salisbury
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 June 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Willesden
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3768
Current location

On public ground at the junction of St. Albans Road and Blanche Lane next to The White Hart.
Blanche Lane
South Mimms
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
EN6 3PE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 22173 01282
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone Celtic cross set on stone plinth, which bears inscription in black lettering, and base. Sword in relief on front of cross.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / (names) 12 o'clock face: ALSO TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE MEN WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939-1945 / (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Alfred
Childs, Alfred
Chilton, Sydney
Clarke, Albert C
Clarke, George
Dagley, Arthur
Drackett, Charles
Drackett, William
Draper, James H
Elderton, Frederick
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, branch of armed forces
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 810 mm, height 3660 mm, width 1370 mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Barnett Press, South Mimms: 21 November 1920; 11 December 1920; 25 December 1920; 2 April 1921; 18 June 1921. The Press - Potters Bar: 6 November 2003.

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