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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Hertfordshire
Town
Hitchin
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3802
Current location

Located on the west wall
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
Bronze plaque on a wooden backboard.
Inscription
IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945 EIGHTY-TWO MEN AND WOMEN / FROM THIS PLACE SERVED WITH THE FORCES. / EIGHT GAVE THEIR LIVES / (names) / TO THEIR DEATHLESS MEMORY AND IN THANKFULNESS FOR / THE RETURN OF THE OTHERS THE CHURCH WAS ERECTED / A "TILEHOUSE STREET" MEMORIAL WING / OF THE REBUILT HOSPITAL IN SIANFU, THE ANCIENT CAPITAL/ OF CAPITAL.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cooling, Raymond
Day, George William
Mincher, Leon
Odell, Harold John
Russel, John
Stevens, Robert
Tomkins, Roy
Trinder, Thomas
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 610 mm, width 1220 mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £0
Memorial: £2,780

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Tilehouse Street Baptist Church

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