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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), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3805
Current location

TA Drill Hall
Bedford Road
Hitchin
North Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
SG5 2WA
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 17870 30259
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Drill Hall
    Starlings Bridge
    Hitchin
    North Hertfordshire
    Hertfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Free standing tablet topped by regimental badge surrounded by a wreath, on three-stepped plinth.
Inscription
TO/ THE UNDYING MEMORY OF OUR COMRADES, OF NO.4 COMPANY,/ THE 1ST BATTALION, THE HERTFORDSHIRE REGIMENT,/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ 1914 1919/ ERECTED/ BY MEMBERS OF HITCHIN TERRITORIAL CLUB/ AND FRIENDS OF THE REG (sic)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albone, C V W
Ansell, F
Arnold, T
Baines, F
Bavington, H L
Bennett, E W
Bentley, F
Bigg, B R
Bigg, S A
Bishop, A
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 60cm, height 250cm, width 170cm
    Materials: Marble
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
c 2004 moved further north along Bedford Rd as land was sold for redevelopment, but remains in curtilage of TA Centre
Costs

Site: free
Comments: Memorial erected by members of Hitchin Territorial Club and friends of the Regt
Memorial: £180

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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