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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
North Hertfordshire
Town
Baldock
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: February 1921
    Attended by: Viscount Hampden, Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire
  • Dedicated
    Date: February 1921
    Attended by: Rev C. W. Allington, Rector
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3779
Current location

Side of Satchell's Estate Agents
Baldock High Street
Baldock
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG7 6AP
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 24487 33846
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Recreation Ground
    Hitchin Street
    Baldock
    North Hertfordshire
    Hertfordshire
    SG7 5AB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TL 24094 33713
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Five bronze panels on wall. Wreath over top of panels. Gates nearby.
Inscription
OUR / GLORIOUS / DEAD / THESE MEN OF BALDOCK GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / (Names) / 1939 AFTER THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1945 / MEMORIAL GATES AND MONUMENT WERE ADDED / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astley, R
Barker, Fh
Beales, Hga
Beales, Hga
Bird, Mf
Bird, Walter J
Bonfield, Richard
Bowskill, Edward
Brammer, James
Bray, John H
See details for all 114 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 79
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Regiment, forename, initials, surname, rank
    Order of information: Regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Regiment, forename, initials, surname, rank
    Order of information: Regiment
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: height 1530mm, width 1530mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Public subscription
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Hertfordshire Express. 26 February 1921. p2
  • Baldock Citizen. 7 November 1919 p10

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