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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Hertfordshire
Town
Hitchin
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
F W Trethowen, plaque, Wilmotts of Hitchin, frame
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 March 1925
    Attended by: Miss Marjorie Russell
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 June 1920
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3801
Current location

Located in the Memorial Hall
Tilehouse Street Baptist Church
Upper Tilehouse St
Hitchin
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG5 2EE
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 18049 28993
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
Brass plaque in a fumed oak frame. Semicircular cornice enclosing a wreath of bay leaves positioned at the top centre of the frame.
Inscription
IN MEMORIUM / 1914-1919 / IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH AND / CONGREGATION WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914-19. / (names) / THE MEMORY OF THEIR GREAT SACRIFICE / WILL EVER LIVE IN OUR HEARTS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Frederick
Chapman, Edward E
Dennis, John H
Farrow, George
Fitt, Herbert
Lawrence, William
Sewell, James
Stevens, Frederick
Summerfield, Arthur
Tomlin, Arthur
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 760 mm, width 710 mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £0
Memorial: £5,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Tilehouse Street Baptist Church
Reference
  • Herts Express, 26 June 1920, page 6
  • "Come Wind, Come Weather" by G. E. Evans, pages 74 and 86-88.

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