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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wyre Forest
Town
Areley Kings
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01st September 1920
    Attended by: Bishop Fyson
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37872
Current location

Rectory La
Areley Kings
Wyre Forest
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 802 709
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Areley La
    Areley Kings
    Wyre Forest
    Hereford And Worcester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
STONE CROSS WITH SPLAYED ENDS SURMOUNTS OCTAGONAL COLUMN. TWO-STEPPED STONE PEDESTAL BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION IN CAVRED LETTERING. STONE BASE.
Inscription
A PILLAR OF REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN OF/ ARELEY KINGS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ "WHO DIES IF ENGLAND LIVES"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Calder, John Henry
Corbett, Alfred
Corbett, Charles
Elcox, Henry
Evans, Leonard
Higgs, Joseph Henry
Mapp, Fred
Mapp, Joseph
Mapp, Stephen King
Mills, Charles Samuel
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,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: height 1280MM, width 1280MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Areley Kings 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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